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Never Forget – My 9/11 Story

11 September 2001, 0931 hours. (Classified phone ringing at the Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington D.C.): Me: Regional Assessments Asia; Lieutenant Colonel Flett. Caller: There’s an inbound to...

Pep Talk

by Dianna Flett We all need a pep talk. It feels like half time at a high school football game. We’re down by three touchdowns and...

How Kids Can Learn to Say No

By Dianna Flett   No. It’s one of the shortest words in the English language yet, for many of us, it’s a difficult thing to say....

Values: Part 3 of 3

By Dianna Flett Part 3 in a series of 3. Read: Part 1 and Part 2   Today I’m writing on helping our children understand the concept...

Values: Part 2 of 3

By Dianna Flett Part 2 in a series of 3. Read the first post here.   The Girl Smarts program gives our children personal life skills at...

Values: Part 1 of 3

By Dianna Flett Okay, back to business. In the next few blogs, I’ll share how we talk to the girls about values. It is a...

Dear Husband

by Dianna Flett Dear Husband, I wanted to write you a letter today. I wanted to tell you that I love you today just as I did 32...

History Lesson

By Dianna Flett   I lived in Belgium for a couple of years doing counterintelligence work to support U.S. Army Forces. It was a terrific assignment....

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