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Flying sand and dense mist leads to a water baptism in Iraq

It’s a stirring account of an unusual water baptism that took place in the Euphrates River on January 21, 2006 in Iraq.

On this day, the unit’s chaplain baptized an American soldier stationed at Rawa, Anbar province, in Northern Iraq. 273 more words


Whilst in France, visiting a particular WW1 grave.

Hi Wanda:  As holidays go, this one was busy. There was no laying on sandy beaches sipping wine and relaxing time flew by, people were visited and their company enjoyed immensely. 365 more words


AKA, meet Krycek! Or, featuring the world’s worst case of insomnia!

I told you Nicholas Lea would be back! I’m sure the creative team was hedging their bets that viewers wouldn’t recognize Lea from the not-quite-10 minutes he had onscreen in “Genderbender”; I wonder if anyone realized it until it came out on video. 286 more words

Happy Fanatics

Swimming with soldiers. I fall for a woman soldier swimming. She has dropped a happy Easter card from her daughter. It drifts away in the water. 188 more words


My Father Did Not Come Wrapped In a Tricolor Flag-That Does not Make him any Less of a Hero

‘Do not weep when I am gone;

Do not shed those tears;

I am not in the body that you cling on so tight

I am there around you but not within your sight… 1,495 more words


Crosses of Lafayette, California

Everytime I drove past this place which was across the Bart station in Lafayette, California I was curious as to what it was. A big hill with thousands of crosses along with a sign that indicated a number at the top as you can see in the picture. 115 more words



There is a certain element of ridiculousness to just about every movie Kurt Russell makes. If you can handle that, you can handle “Soldier” (1998), in which a trained-from-birth killing machine is discarded for a newer model before ultimately learning – and teaching – a lesson in humanity. 56 more words

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