October is Agent Orange Awareness Month.
It killed Sarge.
Monsanto has no responsibility.
This orange sunrise is for him. It was taken yesterday morning. I will think of him every time I see an orange sky. I even painted my fingernails orange.
Today I am sad. Usually I can push it to the back of my mind and have some fun but I need a quiet day to reflect on what our own country did to so many people that went to do what they believed was the right thing. I'll try not to be bitter. I might not succeed.
I am still not getting the retirement he paid into for me for over twenty years. It's now called the "Widow's Tax". Another reason I am disgusted with those in office.
Congress is getting their retirement though. I'm so happy for them. (not)