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Depression sucks

There’s no logical pattern to when PTSD symptoms will hit me, but I can usually tell when depression is on its way over. I try to ignore it, but like a socially awkward friend that just doesn’t read body language, it just keeps creeping over to say “hello”. So here I am, lonely but constantly […]

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The Falcon Flies in Indy

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Taking a Ride

Joanna got to ride a horse for the first time today. While it’s true she thinks she’s a princess, I’m thankful she’s a princess who can ride! Posted from WordPress for Android

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Life Navy Uncollected Works

A Parent’s Trust

In 2002, I became the CIC Officer for the USS Hurricane, a Patrol Coastal ship home ported in Coronado, CA. I had worked with the ship and her crew briefly at my previous command while we were deployed in the same operating area. At that time, she was part of the Navy Special Warfare Command, […]

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Life

Why Do I Wear Boots?

I’m not a cowboy. I like cows — medium, please — and I like to ride horses, but that’s as far as it goes. I have friends that are honest-to-goodness cowboys and trick roping wonders, but that’s not me. So why do I wear boots? Because my dad did. My dad grew up on a dairy […]