Monthly Archives: April 2011

Lessons Learned…

Well, it’s certainly been an interesting week! I got a phone call late Wednesday afternoon from the LTC who is in charge of all us FAOs here at DLI, informing me that I was officially dropped from Dari (despite 11 … Continue reading

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Berkey water filter review

Well, guess its time for my first gear review! I recently ordered a Berkey Light Water Filter from The Berkey Guy at http://directive21.com. As a Support Brigade member over at http://www.thesurvivalpodcast.com I got a free sport bottle and a discount … Continue reading

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Manhood

Listening to a radio show host today on the way home has got me thinking again about manhood, what it is and what we, as a culture, have done to it. One of my favorite quotes is from Yukiyoshi Takamura, … Continue reading

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Of Wolves and Dogs

Why do we use clichés and stereotypes? Perhaps because they contain an element of truth. Among the warrior class in this society there is a clichéd story, started by LTC Dave Grossman, or at least popularized by him. The story … Continue reading

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Failure

Recently, I have been really struggling in my Dari class. I am gifted at many things, but learning languages is not one of them. So, I have had to ask myself, what is Father trying to teach me in this … Continue reading

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Best podcast ever

If you have never listened to a podcast, or never one from Jack Spirko…start with this one… http://www.thesurvivalpodcast.com/the-big-bugout

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Dreams I dream

Retirement as we think of it in America is snake oil sold to us by a charlatan. I don’t want to work into my late middle age so I can buy a condo in Florida and a Winnebago and spend … Continue reading

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