Reflections on Nomadland. Loss and Love

Reflections on Nomadland. Loss and Love

Nomadland We watched the Oscar winner last night and I can verify we both woke up this morning depressed. That’s not to say don’t see it. It’s a very well done movie. A lot of that depression is personal as one story in it, by Bob Wells, had a personal resonance with...
How to Prevent Getting Lost and What To Do If You Are Lost

How to Prevent Getting Lost and What To Do If You Are Lost

Daniel Boone We can get lost in a variety of ways. I work under Daniel Boone’s precept. While I’ve done a lot of land navigation, both day and night, and spent considerable time working off of maps during training and on deployments, there have been times when I’ve...
The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall Basic Facts: Length: 5,500 miles (8,850 kilometers) With all branches included, it measures 13,171 miles (21,196 kilometers) Started: Various walls were initiated as early as the 7th Century BC. But it was Shi Huang, in 220 BC, who is credited with...