Tag Archives: military service

11.11.16 ~ Honoring All Who Served

Thank you to all the Veterans who have served with honor and courage. God of peace, we pray for those who have served our nation and have laid down their lives to protect and defend our freedom. We pray for … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Eye in the Sky

I watched Eye in the Sky several weeks ago and made sure my dad also watched it.  We (my ad and I) had to wait to discuss the movie with my uncle, a retired Air Force Colonel, until had a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: American Sniper (2014) – 4 Stars

American Sniper (2014) Directed by Clint Eastwood Watched with husband in theater on Monday January 19, 2015 Rating:  4 out of 5 stars Synopsis (via Wikipedia): American Sniper is a 2014 American biographical war drama film directed by Clint Eastwood … Continue reading

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Big Read Book Discussion Wed 14 Jan 2015 6:30 pm

The second Big Read book discussion of The Things They Carried by O’Brien starts tomorrow evening, 6:30 p.m., at the Lansing Community Library, 730 1st Terrace, Suite 1, Lansing, Kansas. Questions to think about: In the list of all the … Continue reading

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BigRead: Veteran Panel Discussion Video

  I had the pleasure of attending the Big Read Veteran Panel Discussion this past Tuesday at City Hall in Lansing, Kansas, a signature event for the Lansing Community Library‘s “The Things They Carried” Big Read.  

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Thank You Veterans

My sincerest thanks to all veterans for your service, dedication and courage. Freedom is never free and I am forever grateful for the freedoms I enjoy that your sacrifice secures.

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Big Read Kick Off Snapshots

I attended the Big Read kick off of The Things They Carried by O’Brien yesterday at the Lansing Community Library.  Here are a few photos I took with my smartphone (flash turned off):   I have not yet started reading … Continue reading

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