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The Perils of Pals

Here is a tale–sadly, a true one–that I penned about twenty years ago. It’s a story not so much of sailing as of sailors, especially weekend sailors and the innocence they bear with them out to sea, where innocence is not treated kindly…. 4,249 more words

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Supporting our Sistahs- Camaraderie not Competition

“I can steal her, I can steal her man… Don’t you wish your girlfriend was hot like me…” We have all heard these catchy, rhythmic songs, but I suppose the real lesson we should be considering is we view, value and treat our fellow women as women. 315 more words

The Past Came For Lunch Today

The Past Came For Lunch Today

The past came for lunch today
one after another they sat in chairs
at the dining room table that was set… 285 more words


Chingu, Habibi, Friend

After a brief holiday break it’s nice to be back with you. Hope you had a great time whatever you celebrated. My wife and I took off for Nashville for the NYE Jimmy Buffett show. 1,664 more words

Civil/military Divide

Women Friends

Coming of age in the 1950’s was an era never to be repeated. It was a time when the couples that got pregnant on prom night, if they lived on the North East Corridor, got married in Elkton, MD right after graduation. 377 more words

Devastating Discovery

Serving next to someone in the military as co-workers or roommates is supposed to be a treasured memory.  These are relationships you should be able to look back on and celebrate the fun times, the hard times, and reminisce on how far you’ve grown as young adults into your new roles as Veterans, Mothers, Fathers, Husbands, Wives, and whatever other roles life has to offer, but for the most part friends. 1,932 more words

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