They’re Shooting at Our Regiment Now

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25th Infantry Division Memorial, Oahu, Hawaii.They’re shooting at our regiment now.”

I read the quote above and put down the New York Times, the gallows humor too  profound to ignore. The article by Mark Epstein was quoting a friend whose contemporaries were dying.

Mine are, too.  At an alarming rate.  My Christmas card list this year showed a disturbing number of deletions.

There’s nothing like a realization about death to make you think about life. It also makes you count your blessings,  so herewith a few thoughts on both subjects. Continue reading “They’re Shooting at Our Regiment Now” »

Posted on July 11th 2014 in Death, Life, Politics
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