Here’s a link to a recent podcast appearance with Chance Lunsford, @logocentrifugal on YouTube. Guests were myself, Billy Redhorse and Dennis Hymes. Enjoy!
Rum, that ever present preferred drink of Sailors everywhere. And I was (and am) one of those Sailors.
I have always found it fascinating and somewhat humorous about the older men sitting around McDonalds or Hardees or countless diners, drinking coffee, talking and taking on the issues of the day.
Many of you have seen my posts on Twitter and likely visited my profile where it states, first and foremost, that I am a proud US Navy Chief Petty Officer. And I am. I retired from the US Navy in 2007 with 24 years of active service to the world’s greatest Navy. I’m sure some […]
We use acronyms as a way to shorten spelling and speech. Acronym is a fairly recent word, dating from the 1940s, although acronyms existed long before we gave them that name.
The youth are the road to our future, we are the key to their past. Who is responsible to ensure that this group of citizens are ready to assume the mantle of leadership and authority? We are. Who is ‘we’? You and I. And it doesn’t fall to a certain corner of Twitter, any particular […]
Note: This is a blog post from my previous blog. Enjoy! We’re all familiar with the literary character Tom Sawyer from the writings of Mark Twain. Tom first appeared in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Twain 1876) and later, more famously, in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Twain 1884). He’s a boy, about 12, who […]
Yeah, I just stole the title from a great John Grisham novel. I’ll take my chances. If John Grisham reads this post, he can call me and I’ll make it right. But anyway, I want to talk about real pelicans. We were on the beach last week, maintaining our social distancing, of course. Of course, […]
This a short 15-20 minute ‘TED’ type talk I recorded for an online event. In it, I speak about leadership and honor in today’s world. Enjoy.
Military people love Latin. We love mottos, slogans, sayings and unit titles in Latin. It reminds us of our ties to the ancient Roman armies, the Spartans and the glorious past of military greatness. And Latin sounds cool and is almost like a secret code.Semper Fidelis is probably the most famous, the motto of the […]