The Blacksmith

What does forge mean? Valley Forge??? “Forge ahead men.”… Sounds like a WW1 command in some God-awful trench. Forge ahead to an unlikely victory… and more likely to a gruesome death in some mud in Europe. Something that is made in a forge is made ... 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 →

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