MEMORIAL DAY

Our flag flies at half mast.  Our flag. The flag of the United States of America. Our flag allows us to debate, criticize and protest as much as we want without fear of persecution.  It is amazing how much we love to criticize. Media and social networks ... Continue reading →

THE VOICE

Doggone  it!  The Voice has become my favorite escape show.  Monday and Tuesday nights at 8 PM don’t bother calling. This is about the music of life.  New voices singing their hearts out for fame and escape from obscurity.  The judges are wonderful and ... Continue reading →

FEAR

What is common about Boston?  New York? Newtown? Aleppo? Kabul? Evil and hate coexist with truth and love.   Not to acknowledge either is to live in denial.  Evil cannot just be legislated away which is the contemporary leaning.  Evil is our ... Continue reading →

THE DECISION

Life isn’t fair.  Some are lucky and some are not.  Some are born in the United States and some are born in Africa.  Some are born into Christianity and some are born into Islam.  Some live their lives in Nikes and some in bare feet.  Some should be glad ... Continue reading →

THE DRILL INSTRUCTOR

The Drill Instructor (DI) barks out his commands to the frightened cadre.  “Gimme 50!!!”    “Backs straight!!”  “Chest must touch ground!!”  “Full extension!!”  “Get that back straight, how many times do I have to tell you??!!”  “OK, stay at lean and rest ... Continue reading →

RIGHTS ABUSE

Let's form a new special interest group, the SPCR.  The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Rights.  I am so sick and tired of rights being abused, watered down, and used as issues against the majority.  Whew…this is really dangerous terrain…?? Let’s ... Continue reading →

AM I IN TROUBLE DEAR?

I felt something as soon as she came in the room.  Am I in trouble dear? I know I had done nothing.  What could it be?  I waited.  Of course I am the only male to ever have said that. Before they put their white dresses on we were never in trouble.  And ... Continue reading →

CO2

I have a friend, Philippe, who believes that CO2 is our number one priority.  The misfortunes and indecisions of man come to foot at this group of elements.  Hmm.. When I was a kid, you know. ..mid 20’s… the Navy taught to me swim at night by using the ... Continue reading →

THE TRIDENT

The Trident is a symbol for three things.  No I am not talking about the Trinity, not today.  Do good things come in threes?  Wonder what else comes in threes?? How do we survive without threes? How do we just survive?  How do we make something out of ... Continue reading →

DDG 112 HOOYAH

When something bad happens we all stop our moment and react.   Like when the earthquake was felt this week.  My wife and her girlfriends got scared and confused. Natural.  But when I talked with my buddies their immediate reaction was as mine…  “What do I ... Continue reading →

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