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2naSalit

(89,156 posts)
14. I feel for you and your family...
Sat Mar 5, 2022, 09:32 AM
Mar 2022

Your sons, the musicians who can really wail on guitars.

I was in Key West during the Cuban missile crisis, started school there at 5, I'll never forget it or the "drills" we had in school there and in Maine where we were before and after. My dad was a fly guy in Navy and had followed those weapons from origin to Cuba, it was a very tense time. The difference is that we didn't have dissent among the citizens of the country. We were all well aware of what nuclear conflict meant, it was all so new back then. I think that time was one of the things that has contributed to my lifelong PTSD.

Right now I feel numb about it all and I'm glad I'm old. Talked to my nephew yesterday about having kids, told him that this is not a good time for that. He's already forty and his fiancee is a bit younger, I hope they pass on kids, sadly.

I hope that your sons will be safe through all this.

My 11 yr old daughter has been asking a lot of questions lately too NickB79 Mar 2022 #1
Hugs to you and family Nick Duncanpup Mar 2022 #2
The most influential event on the baby boomer generation happened before we were born Walleye Mar 2022 #3
Our oldest grandson is 17... PittBlue Mar 2022 #4
I truly understand Duncanpup Mar 2022 #5
It's not just war or politics either. FoxNewsSucks Mar 2022 #21
My best friend has 2 sons, in their 20's..... secondwind Mar 2022 #6
Perhaps when this all settles Duncanpup Mar 2022 #8
I wish! Thanks for the uplift. secondwind Mar 2022 #15
When I hear young guys say that I ask, OneCrazyDiamond Mar 2022 #24
Hiding under our desks, or under the windows, seemed so long ago...until this. FailureToCommunicate Mar 2022 #7
I vaguely remember this in elementary school Duncanpup Mar 2022 #9
I remember those drills so vividly... FailureToCommunicate Mar 2022 #10
We had those drills until the 4th grade. Texaswitchy Mar 2022 #28
Honestly, I'm not worried about a ground war at all Victor_c3 Mar 2022 #11
May you be right LT Duncanpup Mar 2022 #12
Please use my correct rank, I got promoted to armchair general! n/t Victor_c3 Mar 2022 #13
Barstool general Duncanpup Mar 2022 #17
Talk about bringing back memories. XacerbatedDem Mar 2022 #23
I spent about 4.5 years between Vilseck and Graf, 2003-2007 Victor_c3 Mar 2022 #25
Cool! Thanks for the update. XacerbatedDem Mar 2022 #26
A ground war dosen't worry me much either, but... NeoGreen Mar 2022 #22
I feel for you and your family... 2naSalit Mar 2022 #14
Thank you Duncanpup Mar 2022 #16
I hear you Duncanpup and me too. MLAA Mar 2022 #18
I agree, Dunc! SheltieLover Mar 2022 #19
That's pretty much how we all feel. FoxNewsSucks Mar 2022 #20
My two grandchildren the same. Texaswitchy Mar 2022 #27
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