Monthly Archives: November 2017

Fear, Opaqueness and The Irresistible Force,

A demon’s been my companion since forever and a day, like a shadow perched beside me, it just won’t go away. Joining the Marines without thinking, now the reason seems so clear, not for glory or adventure, but just running … Continue reading

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Semper Fi Understood

Hurry up and wait Hurry up and wait, Marine Corp slang, every Jarhead’s fate. It seemed so dumb and senseless when 18 years of age, getting there an hour early so you’re not a minute late. I hated standing at … Continue reading

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A Tribute To Those Killed and Injured By Vietnam 

When you look back at the history of the war in Vietnam a couple things seem so ghastly, like the use of defoliants and napalm. Agent orange sounds sweet and colorful, used to change the forest cover from green to … Continue reading

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