A Little Something From The War Zone  

Fallic40 54M
3214 posts
4/5/2006 7:15 pm
A Little Something From The War Zone

My sister has become one of my closest friends over the past five years. Which in light of the way our relationship was until I was 37, it could be described as almost miraculous.

You see, for our entire lives, my parents had unwittingly (in most cases) played us off against each other. My sister was continually told that she had to be more like me. She was asked why she could not get good grades (just like me). She was told that she needed to exhibit better behavior (just like me). She was asked why she did not go to college (I did).

As a result of this, there was incredible tension and friction between the two of us that carried on long after we had become adults. I had a wife, two daughters and a house. My sister went into the Air Force in order to forge her own identity. She is still in the Air Force and has been to many hot spots as a payroll specialist. She often goes in and pays Special Forces. She has been regularly been under fire.

She also got married and it was a disaster. Her husband (a military policeman) beat her very badly and did a lot of damage to her. However, my marriage was equally crappy and that gave us a lot of common ground. As a result we talk continuously and have achieved a really good friendship. (The fact that she has a 13 year old son who is best buds with both of my daughters helps a lot too.) I have been a surrogate father to him as well.

Fortunately, my sister met a marine sergeant. And she fell in love. And she got married. He is a great individual. He dotes on her and has provided her with a level of love, understanding and life management that has to be seen to be believed. He is back in Iraq (again) and is under fire daily. I live in great trepidation that something bad will happen. He understands the risks. But what it will do to my sister and her son should he be killed is beyond the scope of casual thought.

Anyway, back to the point of this post. The gunny writes to her and e-mails her every opportunity he gets and he always finds great jokes for her to cheer her up. Here is what he sent her yesterday.


A man escapes from a prison where he's been locked up for 15 years. He breaks into a house to look for money and guns. Inside, he finds a
young couple in bed.

He orders the guy out of bed and ties him to a chair. While tying the homeowner's wife to the bed, the convict gets on top of her, kisses her
neck, then gets up and goes into the bathroom.

While he is in there, the husband whispers over to his wife: "Listen, this guy is an escaped convict. Look at his clothes! He has probably
spent a lot of time in jail and hasn't seen a woman in years.

I saw how he kissed your neck. If he wants sex, don't resist, don't complain...do whatever he tells you. Satisfy him no matter how much he
nauseates you. This guy is obviously very dangerous. If he gets angry,
he could kill us both. Be strong, honey I love you!"

His wife responds: "He wasn't kissing my neck. He was whispering in my ear. He told me that he's gay, thinks you're cute, and asked if we had
any Vaseline. I told him it was in the bathroom. Be strong honey. I love you, too!!!!


I also write to him all the time and get a lot more of the hair-raising stories than my sister (I think). I also send out boxes of stuff to him continually. I only wonder what he is planning to do with the “Oregon Hunting” black bear hunting special edition that I sent him. There are not exactly a lot of bears in Iraq.


impish_pixie 55F
6867 posts
4/5/2006 7:30 pm

My prayers will be with him darlin...and your sister too. She's a lucky woman - not only because of him, but also because of you. Hugs.

I make mistakes, I am out of control & at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best. ~Marilyn

rm_goddess1946 107F
13518 posts
4/5/2006 10:04 pm

Giving his safety the energy of my thoughts...
and knowing that a man with a sense of humor has an
advantage in most situations that life has to offer...
who knows?
he may understand great hunting on another level from your
handydandy manual! one never knows when clues come in life!

good news that the relationship with sis is good...

Just a little food for thought.............
If you really want to be happy, nobody can stop you...

Fox4aKnight1 44F

4/5/2006 10:26 pm

AdultFriendFinder email and hmm hope the guy in the email can bear it .......

eww okies I know that was bad but I couldn't help myself.

and good luck to your bro-in-law...........and I know what you mean ........my bro in law is law enforcement....and well needless to say not sure where sis would be without him.

_Safira 55F
11260 posts
4/6/2006 7:02 am

Well he can't rightly hunt rabbits, now can he ... Or CAN he???

You know that ALL of you are in my thoughts and prayers daily. My love and thanks to your sister and the gunny for the jobs they do.


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seek_my_flame 41F
465 posts
4/6/2006 1:25 pm

Adding my part of positive thinking for them as well...

...and hoping that my relationship with my sister will improve like yours did...
...which in light of the way our relationship is till now, it can be described as almost miraculous...

BUT there is hope, none of us got married yet, lol...

HBowt2 60F

4/6/2006 2:26 pm

Hope he comes home safe to them....

bipolybabe 56F

4/7/2006 2:08 am

Hurray for building the relationship with your sister! Most of my life philosophy is encompassed in "The Speech Song," which was supposedly delivered by author Kurt Vonnegurt, Jr. as a commencement address. Internet apocrypha, as in, total bullshit that he wrote it. Still, it's cool. One line is:

"Be nice to your siblings. They're your best link to your past and the people most likely to stick with you in the future."

In fact, I'm going to post the whole song on my blog. Thanks for reminding me!


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rm_PurryKitty2 49M/51F
9753 posts
4/7/2006 6:19 am

You are a true sweetheart!

Purry {=}


want2play926 46F

4/7/2006 9:50 am

So glad to hear your sister and you have a better relationship after all these years. My brother, 9 years older then I, and I have had the same happen to us. It is only this past year, that we have been better with each other.

One thing I promised myself was that I would try my best NEVER to compare my kids. They are so different and that is what makes them special.

Oh, that joke is too funny!

Juliet610 52F

4/8/2006 5:58 am

Adding my prayers and positive thoughts to all the rest for your bro-in-law's safe return. You are a gem to have been a surogate father to your nephew, as not every man would step up like you did when there was a need. Bless you for doing so!


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