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THERE’S NO PLACE IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR MENTAL ILLNESS

Mental Health/Journal Notes/Slice of Life by:  Sheri de Grom Notes From My Journal – Monterey, California Late 1990s My office on Fort Ord was quieter than usual: no laughter, chatter or copy machines running. Usually the investigators bantered with each … Continue reading

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BURN PITS – WHERE THERE’S SMOKE, THERE’S . . .

Burn Pits – Where There’s Smoke, There’s . . . One Woman’s Opinion – Part 2 By – Sheri de Grom The Office of the Inspector General reported July 11, 2013, that trash burning continues at one of the largest … Continue reading

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MENTAL HEALTH – STIGMA IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM

Mental Health – Stigma in the Emergency Room The Fourth House by – Sheri de Grom  Journal Entry: Random entries beginning Dec. 7, 1987, Monterey, California. My husband, Tom, and I had endured a year-long odyssey of medical exams for … Continue reading

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de Grom’s Top Ten Reads of 2013

de Grom’s Top Ten Reads of 2013 Book Reviews by – Sheri de Grom Sheri de Grom’s Top Nine Fiction Novels and a Memoir  Please note that not all of the novels listed in my top ten for the year … Continue reading

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1950’s Christmas

Originally posted on Pacific Paratrooper:
Rockwell’s Christmas   TO ALL – NO MATTER WHAT RELIGION YOU HOLD DEAR, THE VERY BEST WISHES OF THIS HOLIDAY SEASON GO OUT TO EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU.  AND, I RAISE A TOAST…

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WHAT WERE THEY THINKING – THE PENTAGON AND SAME SEX MARRIAGE?

What Were They Thinking? One Woman’s Opinion By Sheri de Grom In my opinion, the Department of Defense (DoD) has stepped over a line by giving ten days of uncharged leave to accommodate same-sex marriages. The Pentagon attempts to defend … Continue reading

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WILL THE GAME STORE ACCEPT OUR IOU?

WILL THE GAME STORE ACCEPT OUR IOU? One Woman’s Opinion By – Sheri de Grom Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the Pentagon must use defense budget cuts as an opportunity to reduce waste, reexamine weapons systems and reorganize thirty-year-old command … Continue reading

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MORTI AND ME – PART 2

Morti and Me – Part 2                                                                     … Continue reading

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VIETNAM SOLDIERS – IT’S GOOD NEWS

Vietnam Soldiers – It’s Good News                                       Slice of Life By – Sheri de Grom It’s not often I hear a story … Continue reading

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A NIGHT TO REMEMBER – THE VIETNAM MEMORIAL

A Night to Remember – The Vietnam Wall Slice Of Life By – Sheri de Grom I did not want to travel to Washington, DC. Nor did I want to contemplate the endless possibilities for career advancement about which everyone … Continue reading

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