Thursday, June 21, 2007

Ashley Hunt (almost Mrs. Robert A. Liggett)

"The eagle is free.
Free to go whenever, wherever in search of food and to fish
Without Higher authorities saying 'you can't do this or that.'
I want to be free,
Free as the
Eagle on the wind"
--From a poem written by Army Pfc. Robert A. Liggett

Good Mourning, Widows. Joy to you and me.

Today we honor and welcome into our joy-ous club, the club nobody wants to joy-n, famous fiancee, Ashley Hunt, of famous Army Pfc. Robert A. Liggett.

Ashley Hunt joy-ned our joy-ous club on May 29, 2007. On that fateful day, Pfc Robert A. Liggett, was killed in a non-combat related incident in Rustamiyah.

Pfc Robert A. Liggett was 23 years old.

Pfc Robert A. Liggett was in Rustamiyah because of you and me, fighting to keep us free.

Note to Ashley Hunt: Sincere condolences. We wish you mourning joy all the days of your life.

Mourning Joy:

Q: What's got six legs and can't walk?

A: Three pairs of pants

Mourning Quote:

"But your husband's alive, you see...Your life isn't over. Your world's the same as it was five minutes ago. So you can't know. You can't." --from the novel, "Blue Dahlia," by Nora Roberts

After we remember Him, open your joy-nal. Set the timer for ten. Fingerhug your pen.

What does your mind's eye capture in today's mourning quote? What dusty memories sweep your brain when reading this short passage from Blue Dahlia? Or, doesn't?

Go ahead. Write something. I dare you.

Have a joy-filled day, Widows. And remember, we're not alone.


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