Category Archives: Contemplation


There was always that moment of “contemplation” before a mission.  Always.  Briefings had been completed.  Personal equipment checked.  The pre-departure visit to the Men’s room.  Occasionally, nervous banter in the step-van on the way to the jet; or sometimes we … Continue reading

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MSP – 6

6. They Don’t Fear Taking Calculated Risks They don’t take reckless or foolish risks, but don’t mind taking calculated risks.  Mentally strong people spend time weighing the risks and benefits before making a big decision, and they’re fully informed of … Continue reading

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Noah’s Arc – 1

Yesterday I began “Noah’s Arc;” I began to build a canoe for Noah.  I am also going to build one for Evan when I finish with this one.  (His will be called “Evan’s Rude.  If you know him, you’ll most … Continue reading

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Everything we do in life has a “purpose.”  Not necessarily a “reason,” but certainly a “purpose.”  Otherwise we wouldn’t do it.

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