Farewell, maybe.

Hello everyone. My adoration goes out to each of you. All the blogs I have read over my time here have inspired me and encouraged my art to grow. Due to some unforeseen life circumstances I must gracefully take my final bow and leave this platform. I will continue to watch for views and comments…

On Our Way Home

One of my favorite photos, were in formation on our way home from the OIF & OEF war in 2003. Our ship participated in both theaters of operation. USS ANZIO CG-68 named after the Beach Head and Battle of Anzio in WWII that allowed the Allies to take foothold in Italy and move north to…

Moments

Writing on the wall, Advanced notice given, Moving trucks rolling out, Life seems to be falling, Short a dozen or so items, Moving in, all disorientated, Lost my effects, 4 times no less, Always picking myself up by my jeans, The first time I found myself, A walking country song, 2 jeans, 2 shirts, a…

Blog UPDATE

This year has been a very productive and successful year. On Jan 1 2021 I made my New Years resolution to write on my blog every month. Often I talk about Patrick Rothfuss and the motivation I received from his wise words, “write for yourself because most things people write are only seen by them….

WRITERS BLOCK

It seems over the past couple weeks I have been cursed with writers block. I have a few things on the burner; but, nothing worth posting yet. Thank you for your patience and for all the views this year. I have enjoyed writing for you and me. Each view and like has inspired me to…

Military Career Moral Booster

It is amazing how the little & big things change your life over time. What once may have been a battle is a notch well done and things I have overlooked or pushed down come back and haunt me. Walls built up are torn down in seconds from a flash of memory, sound bite, photo,…

Naval Musings

Let me regal you with a tail about Marines, paint thinner, khat, and the first AIDS Clinic of Djibouti City, Africa. This will be short, but funny enough to stay around for. I, RP2(SW) was assigned the task of getting volunteers together from Camp Lemonier to go into city and renovate a space to be…

A Brief Lesson in Confidence

Confidence that you back up your words with what you bring to the table is what you need to lead. Anyone looking for inspiration and a lesson on crowd inspiration should watch the 1999 Woodstock Festival when Rap legend DMX took the stage and led the crowd on a 40 minute adventure. He held the…

Operation Struggle

It’s been a struggle Life turns upside down on a whim And rights itself in intervals Today was a good day, tonight makes me want to run away News media flashing images of war Sparking memories untold Praying for safety for everyone friend and for Land, oil, money, power All more addictive than opiods It’s…

EXTINCTION

(This blog is non-monetized, I am not the creator of this meme) I do hope literature stays alive and is not replaced by video and or audio mediums.