‘The Tale’ Review: A ‘Creative Exercise’ In Unravelling Sexual Abuse Victim’s Denial : NPR: https://www.npr.org/2018/05/26/614732878/-the-tale-review-a-creative-exercise-in-unravelling-sexual-abuse-victim-s-denial

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[2018-05-27] From NPR News: Bikers From Across America Ride To Remember Soldiers ‘Unaccounted For’ https://n.pr/2LAcI5K

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[2018-05-26] From NPR News: A Wall of Poppies Honors Fallen Soldiers On The National Mall https://n.pr/2GSvdOY

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My boss texted me tweet made by the U.S. Army today —

“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God such men lived”. — George S. Patton

Great quote. Total agreement.

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As we honor our departed Defenders this Memorial Day weekend, and think about the price in “blood and treasure” paid for our freedoms and liberty, some food for thought:

Preamble to the U.S. Constitution [the “mission statement” of document founding out federal democratic-republic]: We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

What the Ancient Greeks Can Teach Us about the Realities of War – The New Yorker Radio Hour – WNYC: https://www.wnycstudios.org/story/what-ancient-greeks-can-teach-us-about-realities-war/

In Ancient Dramas, Vital Words For Today’s Warriors : NPR: https://www.npr.org/2008/11/25/97413320/in-ancient-dramas-vital-words-for-todays-warriors

The War Prayer – Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_War_Prayer

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[2018-05-27]

What Does Patriotism Mean To You? : NPR: https://www.npr.org/2018/05/26/614640331/what-does-patriotism-mean-to-you

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The definitive glossary of modern US military slang | Public Radio International: https://www.pri.org/stories/2013-12-03/definitive-glossary-modern-us-military-slang

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Personal nerdy milestone: after 1,348 days of playing “Marvel PuzzleQuest” game app on two different smartphones (spending more money and time on this time-waster than I should), finally passed the *one million Iso-8* threshold. It means nothing in the real world, but I feel a miniscule notion of “accomplishment” over it. I suppose.

Now, hoing to see if I can save up “Command Points” so I start get ahold of certain 5-star character covers I need for my “stable” of characters.