In his course on book writing, Bill O’Hanlon first has his students go through a series of exercises to help focus the process. I have combined the first exercises into the following paragraphs: 889 more words
Tags » Respect, Honor, Duty
So much has changed in the past year. There could have been so many words.
So how about a challenge to myself: although I will continue to write longer essays, each day I will try to write no more than 1000 characters about my life, my thoughts, my emotions concerning the men and women whom I have the privilege to serve. 109 more words
I’m not sure that even now he fully understands the impact of his presence, this soldier, notwithstanding our having discussed it several times. Of average height and very strong build, he, to be fair, would not necessarily stand out on an Army base filled with men of such description, if all you were to do were to view him in a still pose, standing or sitting. 1,363 more words