Day: November 9, 2022

The isle of misfit toys

By Britt Andrade – 3 months ago

As a veteran, sometimes I feel like a toy from the Isle of Misfit Toys. My reference may be a bit dated, but the metaphor stands. Somehow, even though I…

A Sea Story

By Ex-Sailor – 3 months ago

Being at sea was always a time for me to figure out my sober self, workout and read, because at sea, there was no alcohol and, most importantly, no cell…

Good Enough

By Caleb DiBartolo – 3 months ago

Switching from the military to college was honestly really easy. People assume that once you’re out, things are hard, and in some respects maybe they’re right. But that military mindset…

Chief ‘Chayf’ Williams

By Loren Opbroek – 3 months ago

In Navy boot camp, there are divisions of new recruits that are led normally by three to four higher enlisted personnel called Recruit Division Commanders or RDCs. One of my…

A Mother’s Prayer

By Anonymous – 3 months ago

Surprisingly, basic training was not as physically demanding as I had anticipated. It did, however, challenge me mentally. 10 weeks of being unable to physically talk to my support system…

Horoscopes

By – 3 months ago

Aries Sad, slow, sluggish… I’m running out of alliterations, but you get it. Work on upping your energy this week with a nice, cool Celsius beverage. I’ve never had one,…

DEVOUT DUPLICITY

By – 3 months ago

There once was a dubious parson Who zealously dabbled in arson, And in Hell, he rejoiced That the torture of choice Did not daunt but secretly charmed him. – Anna…