The Christmas Season Comes to Camp Murray

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9
"So, where'd you say you were from again?" I was forced from my rouse by the husky voice of a fellow soldier. I rubbed my eyes open and I was greeted with the wonderful vista view of bumper-to-bumper traffic on I-5.

Tough Decisions

I've made my decision. It was a very hard decision to make, but I believe this was the decision that I was going to make in the first place.

Maria Makes Old People Dance

Old people, respectables, everywhere. Dancing in the middle of the floor. A drunk raises his hands towards the heavens. A construction worker dances to the groove. The song ends, and they all sit down. Some remain standing as Maria Mauldaur announces the next song "Cajun Moon."

I meet Russians at Swimming Pools

Earlier this year, I went out to the local athletic club and went swimming. I thought it would be fitting as it was the first day of summer and the hottest day of the year here on Whidbey Island.

My Life Since My Last Post

I love my career in the military. It is fun, exciting, and supremely better than anything else I could have ever done in the civilian word. The only problem is that I haven't done anything yet, not really.

Leaving The Nest

I graduated from High School on Saturday.

Where my O2 at?

It's called low dissolved oxygen levels. That's what's happening in a few bodies of water around here in Puget Sound (that's south of the Straits of Georgia for you Canadian people).

Lend Some Perspective

President of the United States of America, Barrack Obama, spoke yesterday at 4pm PST.

This speech was nothing more than a simple declaration of intent, but a few lines may go down in history to solidify this speech s one of Barrack Obama's most defining moments.

I can see the Light, because the guy is on fire

An unsettling trend in public discourses has arisen along the Northern shores of the African continent. People are upset with the current establishment, so they are lighting themselves on fire.

Can you spell Zine El Abidine Ben Ali?

The president of Tunisia was recently ousted from the government after 23 years of rule and law. The question is; who comes next?

Le sabre, le burger, et le coupion

Welcome to the world, my young grasshopper. Now, here are a few things that you should know.