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Phoenix1 posted 8/17/2014 16:08 PM

But I got one more thing completed - the two flag cases. For those that remember, one flag was draped over DS at the funeral and one was draped over him as we brought him off the mountain. The Army provided one flag case and we ordered a second one with the cases matching, including the medals and ribbons. Not only because we have two flags, but I wanted each DD to eventually get one of the cases and, if they match, there would be no squabbling down the road. I have put a small label on the back of each to designate which flag came from where. I am keeping the flag that came from the mountain as I have a real need for that specific one.

Still so much more to do and it is impossible to really start to heal until all the "stuff" is done...

ThoughtIKnewYa posted 8/17/2014 16:18 PM


sisoon posted 8/17/2014 17:03 PM


nowiknow23 posted 8/17/2014 17:58 PM


gypsybird87 posted 8/17/2014 20:40 PM


As always I'm amazed by your strength and ability to think clearly at a time when it must be so hard to function at all. Hugs x 1000

heartbroken_kk posted 8/17/2014 23:28 PM

Oh Phoenix, you ARE healing you know. Each step you take might hurt a little or a lot, but you are moving through the process and it's clear to me reading your posts that you are making your way forward.

Thank you for sharing your story. My heart goes out to you, with much love and wishes for peace.


Bluebird26 posted 8/18/2014 05:37 AM

Phoenix you are an amazingly strong person. All these things must be so difficult and you are powering on. Please look after yourself too.

norabird posted 8/18/2014 09:00 AM


NaiveAgain posted 8/18/2014 10:41 AM


devasted30 posted 8/18/2014 13:39 PM

Phoenix1. heartbroken_kk is right. You are healing. It is happening in small increments, but it is happening. It seems so hard to believe when it hurts so much, doesn't it? You are incredible and an inspiration to us all. Your determination will get you through this and everything else that needs to be done. I think of you often and I know we all really appreciate the updates. Please know that you are in all our hearts.

Kajem posted 8/18/2014 22:14 PM


mixedemotions posted 8/19/2014 00:05 AM

I second what gypsy said. Everyone else too, but my first thought was the same as gypsy's - to be so thoughtful about the future, so detailed, it really paints a beautiful image in my mind of you lovingly attending to the flags. You take such good care of memories, it's very warm and kind...seems like a beautiful way to honor DS, DDs and yourself.

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