Lifestyle

Grabbing any kind of relaxation you can in the field.

“Leech Valley”

Part-1 by John Blue I have always said to family, friends, vets, doctors and VA folks that I’d gotten my strange jungle fevers in a little place in Vietnam we bush GIs called “LEECH VALLEY.” I

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Home From War

by Sherri Kukla He came home from the war a different man. It was the 1970s. It wasn’t his first tour of duty in Viet Nam, but it was his worst. He left behind friends. Some known dead, some

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Moving Can be Dangerous

by Sherri Kukla The guy-in-the-garage had a dream for years. To live in the desert. Many years ago we moved out of the city to the mountains but it was just a step to get us closer to the goal. A

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Not Wired to Multi-task

by Sherri Kukla Anything the guy-inthe-garage needs while I’m on deadline is never too much to ask. Today for instance. Just a few pages away from being done, he’s caught up with proofreading and

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Sherri’s Turn: Wrong to Believe Him

by Sherri Kukla The guy-in-the-garage assured me he had our budget in mind when he decided to refurbish his Honda rather than buy a new one. Was I wrong in assuming this would cost less than a

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Sherri’s Turn: More Than He Wanted To Hear

by Sherri Kukla We visited some friends in the desert quite a few years ago who had just bought some beautiful property. They were going to sell parcels of this land and we were interested. We

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Sherri’s Turn: Difficult Life Transitions

by Sherri Kukla You couldn’t actually say she was an off roader, but she was a big fan of the sport. And one of our biggest fans. She doesn’t remember much these days, but on the occasions I