5Artz, A New Website for the Millenium

5Artz, A New Website for the Millenium

We have become a world culture that perceives it has no leisure time. “Out of Print” is a documentary produced...

Having your own classroom

Having your own classroom

Today is my birthday. My supervisor and I stopped for a moment to talk about strategies for the upcoming year. Our...

Onward to Phoenix for the day

Onward to Phoenix for the day

Just a short contribution today, as I am preparing for a 1-day business trip to Phoenix.  Ensuring that everything will...

There Can Be No Joy Greater Than Revenge — Noisy Upstairs Neighbor

There Can Be No Joy Greater Than Revenge — Noisy Upstairs Neighbor

Vengeance is mine, sayeth me!  I cannot believe that I have found my upstairs neighbor’s Achille’s Heel.  I was playing...

Waiting for My Neighbor to Move…

Waiting for My Neighbor to Move…

My wife and I live in a bottom apartment in a quiet complex.  It was quiet at least, until our...

A Dedication to Those of Us Who Served: The Formative Years

A Dedication to Those of Us Who Served: The Formative Years

My “A” School complete, I was ready for another ship, the USS Monticello (LSD-35). My most memorable and turbulent times came...

A Dedication to Those of Us Who Served: The First Years (Cont.)

A Dedication to Those of Us Who Served: The First Years (Cont.)

John Barton decided to show me the town just outside the gates on my second day aboard the USS Long...

A Dedication to Those of Us Who Served: The First Years

A Dedication to Those of Us Who Served: The First Years

My plane had just landed at Clark Air Force Base, Phillippines on a late September day.  Nothing is left of the base...

A Dedication to Those of Us Who Served: How we Survived Boot Camp

A Dedication to Those of Us Who Served: How we Survived Boot Camp

In preparation for Memorial Day this weekend, I was thinking of writing about the 20 years that I served in...

A Dedication to Those of Us Who Served

A Dedication to Those of Us Who Served

In preparation for Memorial Day this weekend, I was thinking of writing about the 20 years that I served in...