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  • What About Spring?

    In Wyoming, spring is in the witness protection program. It's disguised as something else; a fifth season wearing a parka and flip-flops. It just can't make up its mind. If spring could talk, I think we'd commit it because of its obvious split personality. But it makes us tough. It makes us

  • Volunteering: not just for the dogs

    I've never really been the volunteering kind. I've always associated volunteering with painting houses and pouring soup bowls. Not my thing. Then two years ago, my husband and I adopted a Rottweiler through Cheyenne's Rottweiler Rescue. Well, actually I adopted her. My husband, Rob, was deployed and

  • On that day ...

    It was a hot Tuesday afternoon. I was leaving Building 402 after updating my base vehicle sticker.As I walked toward the double-glass doors leading to the parking lot, I encountered a small group of people standing just inside the door -- two Airmen, a civilian employee and one captain. As I reached

  • Lead, follow, get out of the way

    My first Air Force lesson 27 years ago was "lead, follow or get out of the way."A great deal has changed over the years but not the basic principle of leading or following every day. What has changed is we no longer have the luxury of allowing any Airman to get out of the way.Ask yourself throughout

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