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When I was young and foolish, I had a black and gold transam and that defined me. Today... I define myself!

Groups: IGTNT Advisory Group, Netroots For The Troops®, Black Kos community, Monday Night Cancer Club

Diaries published: 7 (730 days since last diary on Mon May 27, 2013 at 06:58 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 2570 (8 days since last comment on Tue May 19, 2015 at 06:36 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 398

Total Comment Ratings: 6518

Most Recommended Diary: NFTT: “All gave some….Some gave all”, 104 comments, 179 recommends

People Following Proud Mom and Grandma: 9

Proud Mom and Grandma's Most Recent Diaries:

This fundraiser for our military is one that is near and dear my heart. As I wrote about last year, I am the very proud mom of a U. S. Marine, who did three deployments in three years. I wrote ...
by Proud Mom and Grandma
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed Feb 22, 2012 at 05:00 PM PST with 56 Recommends
I have been acquainted with this saying for a long time. I grew up in the Vietnam era, graduated from high school in 1965 with a fairly large graduating class. Because of the draft at that time, ...
by Proud Mom and Grandma
Comment Count 104 comments on Mon May 30, 2011 at 05:02 PM PDT with 179 Recommends
To give my Marine son that hug before his third deployment, I drove 2000 miles back to the Midwest. His emotional detachment for this third deployment was very extreme. He didn’t want to fly out ...
by Proud Mom and Grandma
Comment Count 65 comments on Wed May 25, 2011 at 02:02 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
Our own Onomastic has a fantastic diary up: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/05/18/977153/-Update!-$1000-waiting-to-be-matched-is-now-$1500!-Lets-do-This!-NFTT-Match-Diary!?via=siderec We have ...
by Proud Mom and Grandma
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed May 18, 2011 at 04:47 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Those are the words I said when my son called me to say he was deploying for a second time. “This is what I signed up for, Mom,” he said. In my mind, those six months stateside flew by so fast.
by Proud Mom and Grandma
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu May 12, 2011 at 01:56 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Those are the words my Marine son said to me when he left for his first deployment in early 2005. I will never forget them, and they were words I held onto for dear life. As he walked through the ...
by Proud Mom and Grandma
Comment Count 47 comments on Wed May 04, 2011 at 01:32 PM PDT with 62 Recommends

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