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: After the traumatic marriage and breakup with my wife Diana I moved to an apartment in Pensacola. I was a neurotic, anxiety-filled mess. I was still working as a contract programmer/analyst at the Naval Training Systems Center and studying part-time for a master’s degree in the evenings at the University of West Florida. 547 more words


The Years This Was First Published On 11-22-2013


Well, if it was 50 years ago from right now, President Kennedy would be getting murdered in about seven hours. 1,224 more words

Personal Thoughts/Beliefs

SongLyricSunday 2-18-18

Song Lyric Sunday Theme for 2/18/18

Normally, a song immediately pops into my head when I read the theme for the week.

All I got this morning was Earth Angel by the Penguins from the 1950’s. 817 more words


Revolutionary America

During the summer of my junior year, I was a participant in NIAHD (National Institute of American History & Democracy) program. (“Class” of 2014 alumni here!) Being able to be on the campus of the College of William & Mary, being able to literally walk into Colonial Williamsburg, meeting fellow students who were as passionate and interested in American history, and learning from some amazing teachers – it was an amazing experience. 244 more words


Hummingbirds at the Feeder

Hummingbirds are gathering at the feeder on my porch now.  They start coming as soon as it gets light, and they stay all day.  They come and go, spending more and more time at the feeder– sometimes as long as thirty seconds or more.  150 more words

Original Written Materials

In My Own Words, a little more than just a Morning Paragraph

Another mass shooting.  Another set of thoughts and prayers.  Another round of arguments for/against.

There was this one time when I received a call from the lunch lady at my kids’ school.  644 more words

Personal History / My Own Words


Introductions, schmuckins. Bios and trials. Necessary evils to complete. Yes, I am a drama queen. Whining is more fun when one is dramatic… Anyway…This introduction is a slice into the many layers of the Mer onion. 436 more words