My wife and I just got this photo of our niece sharing her rations with local people in Afghanistan. I remember the time that she rolled down our steep stairs, when she was a baby, and survived without a nick. Now, she's serving our country on the other side of the world. Yeah, I'm proud. And scared.
D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.