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[Off-topic for Veteran's Day] Veterans: A Closet Full of Guns and Ammo?

Contrary to how easily some would otherwise classify our veterans as a "...closet full of guns (and) ammo...", the fact is, our veterans are much more than the "Rambo" stereotype. They're diplomats. Continue reading
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[Off Topic - 4th of July Bonus] Freedom Resistance Cooperation – What I Valued From SERE School

A number of years ago I vacationed in a prisoner of war camp. It was called SERE. On this 4th of July, I wanted to share with you some of the values I took away from that memorable time in my life. :) Continue reading
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Wishing You a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Just a small token here of my appreciation of YOU. Thank you for reading, sharing and being part of my sphere of friends. Merry christmas. Continue reading
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[Off-topic Rant - Part 2] The Nuclear Social Button: Just Because You Can Push It Doesn’t Always Mean You Should

After having just told you yesterday about getting dis'd in a big way by a hotel desk clerk following my step-dad's reported stroke, I wanted to blast the chain via all the social media sites. So, here's what I did... Continue reading
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A word about who ELSE to thank on Veteran’s day

As a veteran, I thank you all for thinking of, and honoring, my brothers and sisters in arms. That said, I'd also like to put out a special "And..." Continue reading
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[Off-topic Rant] The Nuclear Social Button: Would You Push It In This Case?

"...Wayne's in the hospital... he may have had a stroke..." That was the gist of the voicemail I got. And that was before the schmuck at the hotel's front desk got all indignant about his "inconvenience" at routing calls. What would you have done here? Continue reading
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Who Paid for Lunch?

My dad was behind paychecks when the lunch lady told me I was out of money... Continue reading
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