Grandfather’s Legacy: Teaching Patience, Comfort as an Introvert, and Love for Music

I structured my memories about my grandfather into life lessons. I presented these at the service back in March and…

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March Madness: A Whirlwind of Life Events and Achievements

While some might think of the famous basketball tournament when you hear these words, I found myself in a whirlwind…

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Personal Log

Official Navy records of captain’s logs in the United States go back as far as 1776 (which is pretty good…

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Worthwhile

I reach back to the pastIn search for answersFrom childhood to my later youthI wander, aimlessly, or so it seemsGuided…

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Dust in the Solar Winds

A burst of energy Created from Nothing Expands and contracts Into rocky worlds and gaseous moons Spinning around a sphere…

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The Year of Two Weddings

I will admit this season has been a tough one for me with ever-changing societal rules and work schedules.  The…

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2021 Review and 2022 Goals 

Professional Life:  2021:  My day-to-day work life did not have a dramatic change like it did back in 2020.  I am…

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1100 Days in Illinois

Life Update after being in Illinois for 3 years.

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Sixteen

16 months and 16 days 16 books read 16 blog posts 16 job applications 16 new co-workers 16 virtual meetings…

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The West Wing

I first wrote this in mid-October of 2020.  It was hiding on my computer and I forgot to share it. …

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