Bent Daily Blog

Surf Torture

Posted on November 11, 2018 by Chris Bent

“Stretch it out. Lock arms. Make that line straight! Walk into the water ankle deep. Look seaward. Keep that line straight! Drop and give me 50! (pushups)” The water is 55 degrees. Cold. SEAL candidates facing hours of shivering. And… quitting. Just sw …

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World War I Armistice

Posted on November 11, 2018 by Chris Bent

World War I 9 Million dead; 29 Million wounded. “The war to end all wars”. Except that it wasn’t. All the king’s politicians and all the king’s senators still could not put lasting peace together again. So here we are with Iran, China, and Russia and o …

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Never Forgive

Posted on October 26, 2018 by Chris Bent

It feels good to say “I will never forgive you”. Never Forgive. It is a threat and an empowering statement. Don’t mess with me. But it is also too late if the act to be forgiven has already done its harm. “You slandered my family!” “You desecrated my f …

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A Message To America

Posted on October 5, 2018 by Chris Bent

Congressional Medal Of Honor Recipient Master Sergeant Roy P. Benavidez shares the true meaning of our flag.

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Due North

Posted on September 28, 2018 by Chris Bent

I can remember the phrase “Due North” since way back as a kid. First compass? North Star? You got all your bearings from due North. Had to know it was right to plot courses. Whether sextants at sea or compass at land True North had to be known. If you …

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Decorative Pillows

Posted on June 6, 2018 by Chris Bent

Boy, have I been waiting a long time to get into this subject. Nobody ever warned me… no father, no brother, no friend, no priest, no doctor, no mortician, and no lawyer. Excuse me if I missed your profession. I am mad. LOL Marriage is a good thing. Ch …

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Divided We Fall

Posted on May 31, 2018 by Chris Bent

Democrats and Republicans. It’s nasty. Partisan wars. Character assassination is the glory of media. Good and evil. The other party is evil. The other party is never good. Satan’s trap has been laid for our own self-immolation. Debate is no longer an a …

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Great Wall Of DACA

Posted on January 30, 2018 by Chris Bent

I don’t think we realize how many walls we have built in the 21st Century. Walls in schools against morality and patriotism. Walls in congress between parties. Walls in hearts against committing to real needs. Walls of diversity. Walls of opportunity. …

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Posted on January 22, 2018 by Chris Bent

Re-Posted From Every night we close our eyes on a hopefully soft pillow and under sheets and covers and polartec. Polartec is great. I call it DreamFleece. Soon good and bad dreams fill our being with hope or despair. It is a virtual …

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Good Hair

Posted on September 1, 2017 by Chris Bent

Good hair seems more important than good health. Why do all the TV weather announcers have good hair? From all the magazines it seems like every woman has shiny hair with soft curls. You go in the grocery store and you see a lot of bad hair. Now color …

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