Movie Review: The 11th Order

To be especially watchful at night and during the times for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority. – the Marine Corps’ 11th General Order of the Sentry Yesterday I watched a short film on YouTube right here, it was called The …

Back to the Daily Grind

Hello again! I’d like to apologize first of all for my lack of presence here the last couple weeks, I do have an excuse explanation for my absence. Due to the pandemic, for most of the last year I’ve been working a rotational schedule at work: three days in the office and two at home, …

Memorial Day 2021

It’s Memorial Day weekend! I won’t keep you long as I’d like to spend this time with my family. But this is a holiday that serves as a day of remembrance for those who died in military service. And I can’t let the day pass without mentioning the five Marines in the picture. They lost …

“Do you want to fight?”

I’m currently reading American Ulysses, a phenomenal biography of Ulysses S. Grant written by Ronald C. White. This is the third or fourth such book I’ve read about Grant, but every time I seem to learn more and more about one of my favorite Americans! For instance when he lived in Galena, IL, White tells …

“It is difficult to say anything without saying too much…”

“It is difficult to say anything without saying too much: the attempt to say a few words opens a floodgate of excitement, the egoist and artist at once desires to say how the stuff has grown, what it is like, and what (he thinks) he means or is trying to represent by it all.” -J. …

Even Superman Gets Old

Good morning, readers! I just wanted to give another quick update on my dad. If you read my blog last month, you probably remember that my dad suffered a stroke and at the hospital was diagnosed with cancer in his left lung and kidney. He’s been doing well, but last week he suffered another stroke. …

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