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?