I realized that dealing with a deployment does have an upside. You definitely find out what you are made of.
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My daughter is a military wife. Which makes me a military mother-in-law. Which means that I have a personal interest in Bush's announcement about shorter combat tours.
Most assumed, as a marine mom, I'd welcome loads of faux-patriotic e-mail forwards decorated with flags and words like OUR HEROES!!! interspersed with diatribes against anyone who dared question Bush's war-machine.
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