Thank you Veterans

Mermaid CarleneGood Morning šŸ™‚

Today I was all set to talk about my new favorite movie and how I believe within it I’ve found the perfect example of “revealing character”. At last month’s Washington Romance Writers meeting, the brilliant author, Alma Katsu, spoke to us about that topic in relation to conflict in a story.Ā I’ll save that post for my slot next month becauseĀ this morning, as I was about to schedule my post, I received an email from my baby brother letting me know he is set to deploy soon.

When someone you love and care about writes that email or leaves that message, “I’m deploying”, how do you respond?

For me, it’s a mix of pride and understanding. I think the reason for this personal reaction is that I’m extremely proud of anyone who serves their country so selflessly. I find that type of courage comforting. Having sent my hubby off on several deployments, I know first hand of…
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