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    Those Rose Colored Glasses

    I came through the door at lunchtime and greeted Spencer, who was in the kitchen. I immediately noticed he was boiling water for Ramen noodles. “What are you cooking??? Why are you eating that???” I started in because we had agreed to eat chicken and vegetables for lunch all week, AND he had just told me not to cook for dinner because we needed to eat leftovers…but he’s making Ramen.” You’re not being a good gift!” he said. I stopped and laughed because he was right. I was frustrated. We were frustrated. And it’s the Army’s fault. Spencer went to Ranger School in November. He was dropped after the second…