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By: Anonymous on December 14, 2010 - 11:42am - Add new comment

With the arrival home of my son last Sunday from Guam, I realized that regardless of the "Mother" in me not wanting him to enlist, it was in fact the best thing he could have done.  Standing in front of me was no longer the gangly child with immature actions, but a man with pride for his country and his family.  Not to say that once we got home he didn't terrorize his sister or torment the dogs, but the conversations with me were not focused on the missing stereo, (that was broken in his absence) but on politics, health care and other topics I never imagined would be