Tag Archives: Military

What Are Your Plans for The Hole-y-days?

By Heather Randall “I am so proud to be an American on this day… Glen is proud. Glen is honored. Glen is home.” I reread these words written by Kate Quigley, Glen Doherty’s sister. Most Americans are familiar with Glen; … Continue reading

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Milestones

By Boot Girl Myra Lately I’ve been keenly interested in how others celebrate milestones. This may be due to some record ones coming up in my family in the next six months. My parents celebrate 60 years of marriage at … Continue reading

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Voices Cry Out In Oil Leak

By Boot Girl Myra It would be easy to cap this oil leak, and in the grand scheme of things it would probably cost very little to do.   At the time of the ship’s sinking it still contained approximately 1.4 … Continue reading

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I Won’t Forget

BC Editor’s Note:  The following is reprinted with permission for the Boot Campaign, by a young teenage girl who contemplates the cost of deployment.   By Katherine Boynton I won’t forget I write him a tear-stained letter. I’m so sorry. … Continue reading

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Close as Strangers

By Boot Girl Myra with Special Guest Mindy Sue To what lengths, or heights would you go for a complete stranger?  Would you come to the rescue of someone on the side of the road?  Perhaps you’d give some spare … Continue reading

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While You Can

By Boot Girl Myra Many of my long-time friends would describe me as quirky with a funky style. Some days I like that, other days I secretly wonder if that’s just a nice way of saying I’m really weird. At … Continue reading

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A Mom’s Story

Bobbie Anne, creator of the BlogWithMom  website was a young mom on the day of 9-11-2001.  She sent the Boot Campaign her reflections and what many young parents faced as they considered their children dealing with a future post 9-11.   … Continue reading

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