Happy Birthday David Glen

Mid-October 1987 Ron Duncan told me I was pregnant. I was sure he was wrong. So sure that I refused to take time to go get tested. (No, I hadn’t learned true submission yet. Plus I had accounting tests to study for!) Ron was so sure I was pregnant that he told me to pee…

Tribute from His Brother

Four years ago my children lost their brother. They lost a friend. The Four Duncan Boys became Three. As Sgt. Duncan helped take charge of assisting his dad and two brothers clean out Andrew’s apartment just a day after finding out their brother had been killed on a country road in the Panhandle of Texas,…

Unhelpful Labels

My son served five years in the United States Marine Corp, including two tours in Afghanistan. David still serves in Marine Reserves while living and working in Oklahoma. Like many combat vets, he has struggled. The death of his younger brother less than a year after getting out of the USMC made it worse. I’m…

Happy Birthday, David

Our oldest son is now 27. I am so proud of the man he has become. He is a joy to be around, and he is kind, honest, strong, smart, fun, and cute. This is one of my all time favorite pictures of David.  Laughing and playing in the rain..   David spent five years…

Sweet Little Lies

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Sweet Little Lies.” My oldest son David spent five years in the US Marine  Corp and did two tours in Afghanistan. His first tour he was part of the 3/5 known as the Dark Horse unit. They had a high casualty count. My son lost many friends. He…