September 10, 2010
More Things I've Been Meaning to Link To
September has been a busy month so far. The blog princess has a big project at work that will be tying up a lot of her time and attention so blogging may be even more lame than usual around here.
My Inbox is overflowing with highly linkable material, however.
No Sheeples has a video up promoting Project 2996. I'm late in getting this up here but there's still time to participate! Any readers without blogs (or smaller blogs who want to experience the awesome power - *not* - of a Cassandralaunch) who decide to write a tribute, please let me know. If you don't have a blog I'll post your entry here. If you do have a blog, send me your links and I'll post them on 9/11.
Speaking of 9/11, DellBabe remembers.
In 1967, on a military flight returning an air force sergeant's 3 year old child after stomach surgery, a three time wounded Viet Nam vet spoke with the child and gave him his purple heart medal in hopes that the youngster's spirits would remain strong.
That youngster, now 46 years old, is trying to find and thank that wounded soldier. And give him his medal back...
Real Warriors Profile:
Following his second deployment to Iraq, in which he lost troops and a clear sense of mission, Army Maj. Hall became increasingly angry, began pushing away his family, and contemplated suicide until his commanding officer helped him get needed help for PTSD.
Today, September 10th, is World Suicide Prevention Day. Real Warriors, like Maj. Jeff Hall, who have had the strength to reach out for treatment and are proving through example that reaching out makes a difference.
And now, something completely different...
Posted by Cassandra at September 10, 2010 08:30 AM
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Wat? No Dancing Legos at Camelot? *leaps across the schoolroom to prevent Young Man from loading firefox on the laptop he recently killed*
Posted by: Cricket at September 10, 2010 06:37 PM
"If you do have a blog, send me your links and I'll post them on 9/11."
I was a bit late (although not belated) about posting something, having been on vacation all last week, but I did manage to do so before the day was over...
Posted by: camojack at September 13, 2010 01:33 AM