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Monday, May 27, 2013

Memorial Day

The truth is it is far easier to understand, to accept, to forgive, when you are loved and supported than it is to do all those things when you are making it under your own steam. And let's be totally honest, a substantial passage of time helps a lot, too. It doesn't, however, take the place of love and support.

Thanks to social media and an internet that connects us all ~ and tells us when we've been checked out ~ I have learned that my ex, the SGM, is now the Command Sergeant Major (CSGM) of a damn cool company. It appears he was even handpicked, which shouldn't surprise anyone who has ever known him. And I find I am happy for him. 

And so I thank him, for the first time here on Pobble Thoughts, for his service. For his patriotism. For his loyalty to his unit and his men. I thank him with a freer heart than I ever imagined possible. And I hope he's happy.

Those are Pobble Thoughts. That and a buck fifty will get you coffee.

4 comments:

Ian Lidster said...

Very gracious of you, dear BP. And I'd have expected no less from you.

BostonPobble said...

Oh Ian...it took a while to get to gracious around this one. But thanks.

soandsosaid said...

Pretty awesome when you can get to that point. Great post.

BostonPobble said...

So and So ~ It is awesome to be here. It took a while, though.