A Military Wife's Campaign Diary

(There a lot of positive things to be said about our field of Democratic presidential candidates. Each week I want to try and highlight citizen diaries about their support for a certain candidate in whatever positive way they'd like. Carissa does a nice job talking about Sen. Joe Biden, so enjoy. - promoted by Chris Woods)

My name is Carissa Picard.  Although I am an attorney, I have been staying at home with my two sons, ages 3 and 6, for the past five years.  My husband is a warrant officer in the United States Army.  He just finished a year-long tour in Central America and is going to Iraq in early 2008.  As a result, we have less than a year together before he has to redeploy.  Nonetheless, in June, I drove from Fort Hood, Texas, to Des Moines, Iowa, to help promote Senator Joe Biden's candidacy (at my own expense and with my husband's full support).  This is my blog about my experience with the campaign and the people of Iowa.

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