Preparing for the Journey…

 I started this blog to be the story of a journey.  Well, the journey hasn’t quite begun yet, but the planning is well underway.  I retire from the Army effective August 20, 2015, and have to figure out what to do with the rest of my life.  Where to start?  Like...

Radio Interview!

I am a passionate advocate for military and veterans’ issues.  I was asked to discuss my career and “life’s lessons learned” on a blog talk radio show.  So here it is, Episode 6 on Kalen Arreola’s “Mama Wears Combat Boots”...

The windward side of Catalina

I was fortunate enough to be able to explore the depths of Mother Ocean, on the far side of Catalina.  I was even more fortunate in that California Diver published my trip report. I encourage everyone to get their Advanced Open Water (AOW) and face the depths and...