Monthly Archives: January 2015

A Touch on Respect

You ever go to the mall, lean over the highest rail, and just watch all the people…? Look… There is that individual rushing for the score. And there… The couple playing to be cute. Over there… Do you see the … Continue reading

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I challenge you!

I have a question that I have asked for many years which none have been able to answer without wearing the face of what they were complaining against: What is an American? So I throw out the challenge – Define … Continue reading

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What is your Beaver(s)…?

If I was willing to draw I have this image in my head of me standing with an angry pout and my fist raised high against a mob of people protesting smoking. Behind me; clutching to my back; begging, “Save … Continue reading

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Just a Uniform…?

During one of my first formations when I got to the fleet Sgt Dennison got in my face and yelled, “I am not your friend!” These words were committed to and we never became friends. Over the years I did … Continue reading

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A Touch on Wisdom

When dawn breaks and my mind wakes to face the day; on the table is a book; in the corner is a bag; both old, tattered, faded, and torn. Which do I reach for as I rise to live my … Continue reading

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I just wanted to go home…

In 1992 I took a man’s life. It was a precision strike to the left temple. He staggered a step; stared at me for what seemed to be a long time; his eyes glazed as he looked beyond me; then … Continue reading

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Why Character

Okay, as you can tell I am a nerd for Character. I would like to share this conversion with you. I am going to omit the names, but I would like to thank T.O. for sharing this character moment with … Continue reading

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