Drooling on the Pillow

Tuesday, February 24, 2004

Just Heard 

That my niece, my brother's girl, a lab tech in the Army reserves, has been called up and will be deployed to Afghanistan within a month. She joined to get a college education. Smart, pretty, the only one in my entire extended family that I can think of that makes consistantly good decisions. Afghanistan. She'll be fine, of course. But, jeez, I'm a little stunned. I'm proud of her. But scared.
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