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Germany, I Love You

October 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

When I left New Orleans to come to Germany, I felt like perhaps I’d finally reached a point in my life when I would meet someone and fall in love again. Turns out I was [Continue...]

Turning 38

September 7, 2015 // 1 Comment

I sit at breakfast in a hotel in Brussels looking out the window into a park. It’s overcast, windy and chilly out…a clear sign summer has past. I’m supposed to be on a [Continue...]

Twenty Years Ago on this Day

August 9, 2015 // 1 Comment

It was 20 years ago on this day that I stepped on the yellow footprints at Parris Island, South Carolina and began my journey as a U.S. Marine. I was 17, and only 2 months [Continue...]

Inspiration by the Sea

June 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Writing can be a healing, soothing, exciting and a fun thing to do. However, writing can also be excruciatingly painful when the mind becomes an endless desert of [Continue...]

Making of a Friendship

March 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

I met someone this past week. He’s a younger male version of me. He’s a seeker of adventures, challenges, and new things. Much like me, he bores easily, and has many [Continue...]

Capturing Beauty

March 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

I never had an interest in photography, not even when it became everyone’s favorite new (expensive) hobby. I am not even sure I’m into photography now, but I do have [Continue...]
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