A recent post on FaceBook made reference to a Senator who tested positive for COVID-19 and the multitude, rather than wish the Senator well, blasted the Senator for having ready access to the COVID-19 test kit. Several comments made reference akin to, “…my friend’s mother knows a co-worker whose cousin read an article about a … Continue reading A Prelude Ignored
I’ve thought long on this, but I can’t say I’ve thought long and hard. I’m not going to add a bunch of links to support premises listed because, as you will see if you read this, people are not interested in facts. They want only those bits of information that support their illusion. Will also … Continue reading “Oh Yea, well what about…!”
For those who may not know, tunnel vision describes an event when a person is so focused on a specific area they are oblivious to everything else around them. This is very dangerous when you come face to face with a lethal encounter or if you inadvertently place yourself in an insecure or unsafe environment. … Continue reading Tunnel Vision
The time it took for you to read the title of this blog, roughly 3 seconds, is all the time needed to lose your life. A few years ago I was in Rapid City, SD headed to the Black Hills and was setting at an intersection waiting for the light to turn green. A rider … Continue reading 1001, 1002, 1003…
Traits like honor, integrity, compassion, and respect are not traits you, all of a sudden, decide to accept as personal traits on a particular day and go forth from that point on as a person worthy of being identified as owning these traits. These traits are developed and honed over time through actions and deeds … Continue reading A Jerk – To Be or Not To Be
"Star Date 20190309 - Captain's Personal Log:" That’s what Captain Kirk used to say before talking to his computer. As he spoke, the computer would record his words, which I suspect would be used in a court of law should he be unjustly accused of violating the civil rights of an illegal alien landing on … Continue reading Star Date 20190309
As a rule I shy away from political commentary. Most people have a set thought process on politics and no amount of articulated persuasion will change their minds. When you try it usually turns ugly and I get enough ugly when I look in a mirror. However, there are times when I cannot help myself. … Continue reading Giving Up Is Easy – Don’t
I am an avid believer in the 2nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, actually I’m an avid believer of all the Amendments. I have a legally issued Concealed Carry License and pretty much everywhere I go, that allows legal carry, I am armed and I am vigilant. Vigilance, not to be confused with paranoia, is … Continue reading Life Changing 3 Seconds
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Born in Central IL in 1955 I grew up with 4 brothers and two sisters. I joined the Army in 1972 and, barring a short stretch between ’76 and ’82, I have been in the U.S. Army my entire life; first as a soldier then as a DA Civilian for the Department of Defense. I … Continue reading Who Am I?