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Veterans Day: A National History Book

Veterans Day. More than just a federal holiday, this is a national history book. This is an immense volume, an epic, formed of millions of unique and deeply personal stories bound together through the shared experience of military service. Despite the uniformity of many aspects of military life, every veteran has their own story to … Continue reading Veterans Day: A National History Book

Football and Metadata: A Winning Combination

For many, football along with BBQ and oxygen constitute the primal necessities of a small-town Texas autumn. Ask anyone who has ever played the game and they’ll mention the coach who metaphorically employed football to illustrate life’s great lessons.  One of these is how teammates can bring out the best in each other. This can … Continue reading Football and Metadata: A Winning Combination

Of Hills and Bikes, Part 1

The Texas Hill Country. Truer words were never spoken. There are a million obvious reasons why this terrain is not called the “Perfectly Flat and Level” country or the “Don’t sweat it dude, it’s all downhill” country. These reasons all have to do with the multitude of hills that dot this stretch of Central Texas. … Continue reading Of Hills and Bikes, Part 1

Podcast Appearance on “Dose of Did You Know?”

I want to extend my appreciation to Danielle Rocco (https://www.danirocco.com/) for having me on “Dose of Did You Know?,” her podcast show. It was great to talk with her about my transition experience away from active duty, and on to the next phase of civilian life. Although every vet’s service history is unique and distinctive, … Continue reading Podcast Appearance on “Dose of Did You Know?”

An Odd Odyssey of 0.5 Kilometers

An Odyssey marked by trial and endurance.  Impossible scenes of Herculean strength and stamina. Masses of humanity motivated by the sheer will to survive. These are a few examples of storylines you will never, ever see emerge out of the Boerne 0.5K. Emphasis again on ever. What is the Boerne 0.5K? It’s an event that … Continue reading An Odd Odyssey of 0.5 Kilometers

How Americans fight when they do not have superiority

On this anniversary of 9/11, I am drawn to a passage the great American writer Herman Wouk wrote in his classic War and Remembrance.  Recounting the October 1944 Battle of Leyte Gulf, Wouk writes of the extraordinary heroism displayed by three small U.S. Navy destroyers.  Outnumbered and outgunned, these ships confronted a large formation of … Continue reading How Americans fight when they do not have superiority