What the Veterans Administration Does Spectacularly

With all the news about the screw ups for our Veterans, this must just be said. The care and service provided to burying our Veterans is so well done, it breaks and sooths your heart in the same moment. The following is a letter I wrote to say thank you. I wanted to share it […]

In Memoriam of a Marine, the Marine Corps and All Veterans

I spent this past weekend in San Diego, California at my brother, Sean Edward Duggan’s Memorial. There were maybe 50 people in attendance. We came together in a restaurant, not a church, to commemorate a good man, who lived life well, on his own terms, achieving extraordinary highs and equally resounding falls. There were nine […]

Here’s a thought: “What if…”

A friend of mine in another state is having her 60th birthday party and sent me an e-vite. It’s an important year for all of us turning 60. It’s a sort of road map that says: “Two-thirds of the way done…” There was an excellent deal on air fares and I searched thru, thinking I […]

A few quick notes on the Ebola Scare

You would have to be dead, deaf, dumb and blind to have missed coverage on Ebola, whether you are looking at reports on West Africa or closer to home in Spain or the United States. If you have ever watched a film, such as Outbreak, or any other, the perception of what a population will […]

For my brother, Sean Edward Duggan

I have been offline since September 17 and I expect you wonder why. My brother took his own life on September 1, 2014 at 1600 hours. That is what the police report says. In my heart, it was August 31st, sometime after 6:00 p.m. My friend, Kanzen Sakura, wrote a post  to help with Sean’s […]