A small tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through family discussions, speeches, and personal influences

I brought up Dr. (Reverend) Martin Luther King Jr. again today when talking to my son about the news. Each morning, we try to watch and discuss a portion of the news so that he can practice developing and articulating his thoughts but also so that he knows a little bit about what is going…

Hiking Mount Apsan reflections: 1. slow down 2. share your difficulties too

Not sure if it was the length of time we spent hiking or just that it was our first time here but I had a few thoughts strike me as I was journeying along. Most of the time my family was waaay ahead of me because somebody had to stop every few moments capturing everything.…

Facing the military retirement transition Part 2: What are you passionate about?

What are you passionate about? Wouldn't it be great to get PAID doing what you love? I have a lot of interests. A lot. But when I narrow down what might work for me as far as getting paid in the future, I'm thinking of writing and being on church staff. Yes, I'd be willing…

A look back at my former military life review: names called, uniforms worn, recruiting campaign slogans changed.

On this date 10 years ago, I was officially honorably discharged from my time in the military. This is a look back at the names, uniforms and campaign slogans used during my 12 years of Active duty US Army service. I'm still serving today but in a different way. Ten years today discharged from the…