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Three not so appealing things..

One very valuable lesson the Marine Corps has taught me is that I can only be three things. Now growing up, most people were told the could be anything they wanted to be as long as they put their mind to it.  113 more words


Roll, pitch, yaw

Friday 25 March 1988. Koei Maru 30

I have made friends formally now with the bosun bloke – he is called Abe (Abey) (I don’t know the spelling but that is as close as I can get) – he has been fishing for 20 years, most of that time in West Africa – from Senegal to Angola – for tuna. 357 more words


The war at home: entering college as a veteran

Imagine sitting in a classroom filled with 200 students who are at least five years younger than you.

Two seats down from where you’re sitting is a student tapping his or her pencil. 1,112 more words

Day 50

I had cap and gown pictures at school today. Afterwards, my ENTIRE class checked out except me. My parents wouldn’t answer the phone. So I had to sit at school until around lunch then my mom finally got me. 64 more words

The Journey

Original Oil Painting Moored Boat

This is a scene of a moored fishing boat in a bay in Maine.  It is 11×14″.


Day 49

I accidentally said it was day 50 in my video. Oops. lol. I’m on the way to church. I have dance 2-5 then church again at 6:00. 32 more words

The Journey

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

I went to Plum Island last weekend  – the Parker River National Wildlife refuge.  Wonderful to see the ecosystems on this barrier island. It was a bit early for many migrants, but as I am still excited by almost any eastern species the birding was fun  – a great day.   23 more words