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Sometimes words pour out of me.

Sometimes simply opening the laptop seems like a chore.

In a good week, when the words flow easily, I’ll write more than I plan to when I do write. 326 more words


Book Review: In Sunlight and In Shadow

From Ernest Hemingway to Tim O’Brien, I find myself often drawn to war stories, especially those in which war rests at the periphery. In Mark Helprin’s nearly 700-page novel, … 353 more words


A few books about war for children

Quite a few books for children, published over the past 12 months,  have been stories about wartime experiences. With the centenary of WWI, we have been receiving many books to support the commemoration. 693 more words


Book Review - I Can't Begin To Tell You

Denmark, 1940. War has come and everyone must choose a side.

For British-born Kay Eberstern, living on her husband Bror’s country estate, the Nazi invasion and occupation of her adopted country is a time of terrible uncertainty and inner conflict.

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but toward what end

Whether by dint of good fortune or through sheer force of will you happen to go on first dates with 63 strangers you met off the internet, dating is gonna drop some truth bombs on you. 1,171 more words

Know How To Request Military Records?

by Kimberly A. Cook              (Twitter@ WarriorTales)

Sent off my snail mail request on Saturday to get copies of my Dad’s military and medical records. Have been meaning to do it for a couple months now, but finally made it happen. 285 more words


War Stories

I’ll be downright honest with you: this is not my own story, it is actually the story of my cousin who has served in the Police Task Force in the… 493 more words