Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Where do we get such men !

Click on the link for a Denver Post story about an Oregon Duck fan from Yakima Washington serving in Afghanistan.

So this is what I want for Christmas: that Keith's knee heals, and he makes it through all his deployments, and marries that pretty dental hygienist, and talks her into moving with him to that bucolic valley apple farm near Yakima, and settles down to a long, boring, contented life critiquing quarterback choices and telling stories, when asked, about the years he spent in a bowl-shaped Afghan valley, his days walking patrols, his nights watching every star in the universe twinkle into view in the dark, wild sky. Please, Santa?

Read more: Colorado Voices: My wish for a soldier - The Denver Post
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