Tag Archives: America

Medical Care in a Less Foreign Land- Part 3

Answer: Watch TV shows you’d never watch at home; Eat junk food you’d never eat at home; and sit for hours in a hospital lobby just to access wifi. Question: What are things you do when you have 3 weeks … Continue reading

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Breaking News: MCRMC Recommendations Released

This is a great breakdown of the news, by Sarah Peachey of MilitaryOneClick.com The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission released its annual report today to “modernize the Uniformed Services’ compensation and retirement system.” The committee believes the following recommendations … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Shop

As you know, dear readers, we are moving to Taiwan next summer.  One of the things this means is we will be, once again, living the oh so glamorous life of diplomats.  (Only a bit of sarcasm intended, in case … Continue reading

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Mrs. Murphy Returns

  Mrs. Murphy visited several times while Horatio was deployed.   (For those of you who don’t remember, Mrs. Murphy’s Law is the corollary to Murphy’s Law.  Murphy’s Law is: “If it can go wrong, it will go wrong.”  Mrs. Murphy’s … Continue reading

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U.S. of Awesome Giveaway

Caroline and her husband came up with the idea for U.S. of Awesome in the summer of 2011 after he was unexpectedly laid off from his investment banker job. Like many Americans, they were overwhelmed and scared about their future. … Continue reading

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Best New “Classic” Holiday Book

Two days ago, we received a copy of The Night Santa Got Lost: How NORAD Saved Christmas and it is already a favorite in our house.  The book is written by Michael Keane and illustrated by Michael Garland. The story, … Continue reading

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Will a Nation at War Remember its Veterans the remaining 364 days of the year?

We are a nation at war. Why, then, don’t we hear about it on the evening news every night?  This veterans day, as we celebrate the men and women who have served our country, we should also remember the 68,000+ … Continue reading

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