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Forum: Vietnam 11-05-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 981
Posted By lilripple4vets
"Friendly Fire"...a poem

<b>Friendly Fire</b>

It was a very scary feeling
to be dropped into the zone,
to watch that bird fly off,
a sinking feeling, left alone;
not knowing if we'd make it back
to live and fight...
Forum: Vietnam 11-05-2007, 01:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,332
Posted By lilripple4vets
These people are demented, cruel, uncompassionate...

These people are demented, cruel, uncompassionate and hate-mongers, just to mention a few.

Nancy "Lilripple" Meek
______________________________________________________________________
"Once I...
Forum: Iraqi Freedom 03-31-2006, 08:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 734
Posted By lilripple4vets
Thumbs up Memorial for 1st Lt. Therrel Shane Childers

In Honor of First Lt. Therrel Shane Childers, USMC, the first American soldier killed on March 21, 2003 during ground combat in the war with Iraq....

The Poem, "First of the Few, The Proud, A...
Forum: General Posts 06-11-2005, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By lilripple4vets
My husband (Billy) and I are vacationing in...

My husband (Billy) and I are vacationing in Plantation, Florida, which is in the Ft. Lauderdale area. It has been raining every day since we arrived Thursday afternoon; but, it hasn't been that bad...
Forum: General Posts 05-23-2005, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By lilripple4vets
and Amen! Love, Nancy

and Amen!

Love,
Nancy
Forum: New Members 05-09-2005, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,162
Posted By lilripple4vets
Thanks! I've read your touching posts and will...

Thanks! I've read your touching posts and will get back here with a response as soon as I can.

Just didn't want you think I've run away. :-)

Nancy
Forum: New Members 05-05-2005, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,162
Posted By lilripple4vets
Re: Nancy

Thank you for your comforting words.

Leaving before I get weepy, I am
Nancy
Forum: New Members 05-05-2005, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,162
Posted By lilripple4vets
Keith.... I admire you for not wanting to...

Keith....

I admire you for not wanting to hide behind a mask. I don't know about you, but there are still some very personal things I will not share with the world.......especially via the web. ...
Forum: New Members 05-04-2005, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,162
Posted By lilripple4vets
I think the anonimity of the web often brings out...

I think the anonimity of the web often brings out the worst in some people, believing that since no one can see them, they can get away with being crude and rude........much like those who enjoy...
Forum: General Posts 05-04-2005, 02:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,965
Posted By lilripple4vets
Oops! I beg your pardon, but I failed Message...

Oops! I beg your pardon, but I failed Message Board Posting 101. :re:
Just so you don't have to copy and paste, here's a clickable link....

"They Are Here!"...Honoring Our Fallen Soldiers in...
Forum: General Posts 05-04-2005, 01:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,965
Posted By lilripple4vets
So glad the site's back up. In the meantime, I...

So glad the site's back up. In the meantime, I had to keep busy, so I made a new webpage honoring our fallen soldiers:

"They Are Here!"
"http://www.lilripple.com/here.html"
(Adjust your sound...
Forum: New Members 03-11-2005, 01:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,162
Posted By lilripple4vets
Larry.... I do believe coachman was...

Larry....

I do believe coachman was referring to forums other than this one.....where the posts are filled with heated arguments leading to vicious name calling. I'm sure he will correct me if...
Forum: New Members 03-10-2005, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,162
Posted By lilripple4vets
I know exactly what you mean. But, it's not that...

I know exactly what you mean. But, it's not that they "have" to be that sort of person. It's simply that they "choose" to be. God gave us a will of our own. And unless a person is under...
Forum: Vietnam 03-10-2005, 02:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,421
Posted By lilripple4vets
I know what you mean......like that famous...

I know what you mean......like that famous picture of the sea captain (can't remember the title....Old Salt....or something similar). I love the fact that we aren't all clones of Barbie and Ken.
...
Forum: Vietnam 03-10-2005, 02:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,421
Posted By lilripple4vets
Funny, isn't it? How we can change so much on...

Funny, isn't it? How we can change so much on the outside, while inside, everything seems to remain the same? There have been times I've caught a quick glimpse of my own reflection, either in a...
Forum: Vietnam 02-27-2005, 11:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,413
Posted By lilripple4vets
Ron.... If word got out that all prisoners...

Ron....

If word got out that all prisoners would end up being shot, then there would be no incentive for them to part with any information. Not only that, but the enemy would do likewise with any...
Forum: Vietnam 02-27-2005, 10:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,421
Posted By lilripple4vets
To me, your post seemed more like a...

To me, your post seemed more like a "resignation".....that since you hadn't received a welcome home from a civilian after all these years, more than likely you never would. Apparantly, you were all...
Forum: Vietnam 02-27-2005, 10:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,421
Posted By lilripple4vets
Hi, Doc....Thanks! I am so excited that you...

Hi, Doc....Thanks!

I am so excited that you decided to join us at the IWVPA. Your page looks great! But, your one poem looks so lonely on your index page. Surely, you must have some others you...
Forum: Vietnam 02-26-2005, 12:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,421
Posted By lilripple4vets
Never say "Never"..... Thank you, Charles,...

Never say "Never".....

Thank you, Charles, from the bottom of my heart for serving our country, for bravely going whenever and wherever you were commanded; for doing whatever you were ordered to...
Forum: Vietnam 02-25-2005, 11:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,413
Posted By lilripple4vets
A poem to share then I'm hitting the sack..... ...

A poem to share then I'm hitting the sack.....

Ghostly Inferno

What does it mean to some to kill,
to overcome the ingrained resistance
to slaying one's own kind at will,
to face dreams...
Forum: Vietnam 02-25-2005, 11:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,413
Posted By lilripple4vets
Re: Finishing em off

He killed him because he feared him and did not trust him, which is totally understandable. He was the enemy.....aka a soldier of the opposing forces whose objective was to kill as many of our...
Forum: General Posts 02-22-2005, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,315
Posted By lilripple4vets
Ya know, some things are simply best left in the...

Ya know, some things are simply best left in the privacy of the home.....such as in the bathroom......inside the toilet......then flushed.......like this commercial, just for starters.

Wondering...
Forum: General Posts 02-22-2005, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By lilripple4vets
What kind of mentally sick individual would do...

What kind of mentally sick individual would do something like that? Well, to answer my own question, I reckon it would take a mentally sick individual.

All military wives need to be informed of...
Forum: General Posts 02-22-2005, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,315
Posted By lilripple4vets
From a female perspective, a 4hr woody......or...

From a female perspective, a 4hr woody......or any over 30 minutes or so, would scare me. Not only that, it would dry me up and turn me inside out.......no matter what my husband keeps...
Forum: New Members 02-22-2005, 03:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,137
Posted By lilripple4vets
Thank you, Robert and Larry. I'm glad I checked...

Thank you, Robert and Larry. I'm glad I checked this thread. I thought at first it might have been dead.......gee, that rhymed....lol

I've been a bit quiet lately, having lots of pans on the...
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