Friday, February 13, 2009

Working Hard and Hardly Blogging

Since our new Executive Director came on board at CAAS, I have been helping her get oriented, then trying to address years of deferred maintenance in the fundraising department. I haven't had the brain cells left over to blog with. I hope that will change by March.

Monday, February 2, 2009

Natural Born Killers--Not

We are not meant to fight and kill. It takes a terrible toll on us when we do it. According to the Boston Globe of January 30:

WASHINGTON - Suicides among US soldiers rose last year to the highest level in decades, the Army announced yesterday.

At least 128 soldiers killed themselves in 2008. But the final count is likely to be considerably higher because 15 more suspicious deaths are still being investigated and could also turn out to be self-inflicted, the Army said.

Along with the many other reasons for thinking twice and ten times before sending our young men and women to war which I have been listing on this blog, let's add that we don't want to see them kill themselves.