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Lisa Molinari Contributing writer Our youngest daughter is home from school with a concussion and a sprained ankle from a sledding accident. … The steering on the minivan isn’t working properly. … Our dog ate an entire jumbo rawhide bone in 10 minutes and has been trying to wretch it up on the carpeting. … […]
Deployed life is far different than home life. In addition to being separated from your family for 6, 9 or even 12 months, service members work an enormous number of hours per day, six or seven day per week.
So, on that ill-timed Super Bowl Sunday, while my doctor and every other red-blooded American was gobbling gallons of queso dip, I was experiencing an entirely different kind of Super Bowl Party in preparation for surgery the next morning.
Sometimes the sea of life is rough. The wind is strong. The waves are high.
Our boat is taking on water and sinking. We all know what that is like.
Lisa Smith Molinari Contributing Writer I was emerging from the base gym’s steam room, sweating and feeling a bit woozy, when I heard her. “We don’t do base housing,” a young female officer who was putting on her blueberry (Navy) fatigues told a friend in the women’s locker room. She mentioned that she had received […]
In today’s social-media savvy world, profile photos are not just for identification anymore. These carefully selected images convey a message about one’s personality, political affiliation, financial success, sex appeal, fashion sense, spontaneity, worldliness, athleticism and intelligence.