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MWSA has new relationship with Veterans Family Network

MWSA members can now join Veterans Family Network (VFN) at a 10% discount. This organization is working to partner with health, travel, and other industries to get further discounts for their members. They also have affiliates like Walmart and Office Depot who will donate a percentage of your online purchases to benefit active duty military families.

Black-Eyed Friday

by Glenn Starkey (@GStarkeyBooks)

Prior to Halloween I walked through a major store and observed Christmas products already intermingled with Thanksgiving items on the shelves. Goblins, pilgrims, and elves are a confusing menagerie of images when you are supposed to only be buying a bag of candy for “Trick or Treaters.”

A Quarter's Worth of Fun

My son Nate married a beautiful young woman named Nora. Aside from being warm and loving, she makes me laugh – a lot. 
Here’s an example of why.
I was just checking into the Holiday Inn Express in Elizabeth, NC when Nora text messaged me. “Did you find my coat?”
Me: “What coat?”
Nora: “My coat that Nate left in NC.”
Me: “Where did he leave it?”
Nora: “Dunno. Airport?”
I sat down on the bed and had a good laugh before I picked up my phone to text back.