Within hours of Captain Crozier’s letter to the Pentagon hitting the San Francisco Chronicle, my Facebook feed lit up with the armchair Admiralty holding court and determining the fate of the Captain, the Navy, and the Administration.  As a former Sailor and Soldier (I served in two branches of the…

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Last night I had to drop Dana off at the Albuquerque International Airport. Our little adventure together had to come to an end. If you ask her she will say, “because one of us has to have a real job,” I think she just wants to avoid the 1600 mile…

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Last night when I went to bed I looked at the computer, and the clock showed 11:23 PM, however, my phone showed 10:23 PM. I figured I was on the line between Eastern and Central time. Knowing I had about another 4 hours to drive from Tennesse to Little Rock,…

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The morning started out great.  Today was Brynne’s birthday, and they wanted to meet for breakfast at Tudor’s Biscuit World.  The idea that Shannyn was willing to get up early enough to go to breakfast and Brynne being a college senior who class didn’t start until nine meant they must love…

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I had planned my first day to drive a few hours, get out of the RV, ride the bike then head to Huntington, WV.  The 8th is my daughter Brynne’s 22nd birthday and wanted to take her out for dinner.   Well started out bright and early but almost immediately…

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Sunday morning, sitting at the campground, little rain but that shouldn’t last long. The last five days I have been removed from “the media.” I purged my Facebook feed of anyone that just continuously posted pro or anti-Trump rhetoric. I made sure that I did not follow the Washington Post,…

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Over the last three weeks, I have seen lots of opinions, rarely discussions, on my Facebook feed about the actions that President Trump has taken in the realm of immigration. The two biggest ones, well the ones that have caused the most postings, have been the travel ban and the…

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Last night I was able to go to a “Onboarding” event for a new FSO arrival in Pretoria. Great event, lots of interesting people and discussions. I was asked, after being here in South Africa for two weeks, what was my big take away? After thinking for a moment, the…

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