Given it's Veteran's Day in the U.S., I found this story very moving. I wish I could attend the reading. War Stories: Literal and Literary
"To Lieutenant Colonel Paul D. Danielson, a US Army Reserve combat surgeon from Holden, the difference between amputating a soldier's foot in Iraq and treating a civilian in the United States is that the soldier is more apt to say, "Thank you, Doc."
There was some other fun thing I wanted to post, but I can't remember now. I have to go write like, a bazillion words because the deficit is backing up from Thursday and Friday.