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Combat Stress Magazine

I was honored to be asked to contribute to the January, 2016 edition of Combat Stress Magazine from the American Institute of Stress. The special edition that carries my essays is called, … 2,138 more words

The Matriarch of Contemporary Women Veterans' Literature

Since Cara Hoffman wrote her op-ed “The Things She Carried” for the New York Times in 2014, critics have either pointed out the “absence” of women veterans’ narratives in the canon of war literature, or wondered what female authors today’s women veterans who choose to write about war can turn to as models – perhaps suggesting women who served before the current generation never wrote anything worth… 3,856 more words

Women Veterans

UPDATE Canine Influenza 2016: Pet Owners Guide

CANINE INFLUENZA: Pet Owners’ Guide (Courtesy of the American Veterinary Medical Association)

Canine influenza (CI, or dog flu) in the U.S. is caused by the canine influenza virus (CIV), an influenza A virus. 697 more words

Jersey Girl

Time is Only A Matter of Minutes

For over thirty years I’ve helped my husband, Luke (usually in a boisterous panic and always at the last minute) to find his car keys, wallet or cell phone just before leaving for work. 840 more words

Jersey Girl

Writing Life: Year in Review

I’m not usually inclined to write a “year in review,” even in my journal, but I ended up with so many projects about women veterans and writing that a recap seems to be in order – especially since I got pulled away from my original intent for this blog for several months. 1,016 more words

Women Veterans


As usual~ during my customary “END OF THE YEAR REVIEW OF EVERYTHING” I ran across this article originally posted in November 2014 and STILL find it appropriate!

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