Posted by Story Submission on Oct 31st, 2011 | 1 comment
Standing at just shy of six feet tall, the smallest of my children now casts a long and dark shadow over his old man. With shoulder pads, another three quarter inch for cleats, and stiff posture, he smiles down at me from his lofty height. Grinning from ear to ear, this once tiny toe-head beams because he knows he...
Posted by Story Submission on Oct 19th, 2011 | 0 comments
We are all travelers with tales to tell. Some of us have had good fortune and some have had bad. What is important is that we evolve and expand in some manner as we make that journey. Whether it is emotional depth we gain, or intellectual vision, or the lightness of simply being, the results are a composite of our impressions and lessons. How...
Posted by Story Submission on Oct 4th, 2011 | 0 comments
“Fatherhood for men is a learned behavior. And we need to realize that learned behavior is passing now. We have to say that’s a precious behavior and we need to keep that. I said, “It’s easier to socialize a young man into being a warrior than to be a father.” You can do that in the marine corp. And men are geared...