After that deployment, Joe went back to Little Rock for upgrade training. He was an aircraft commander. At the same time, Caitlyn was young, but Nicky was more tired than usual along with a few other anomalies. She lost a lot of weight and had pains. She went in to the doctor. They diagnosed her… Continue reading Nineteen
After that first deployment he decided to get a tattoo. He was worried that if he went down, that he wouldn’t have anything to tie him to his love. They sanitized their uniforms before flights. The Taliban were notoriously cruel to Americans if they let them live. He decided on a Celtic rose over his… Continue reading Eighteen
I have a routine I go through to keep in shape. I usually hit the gym once or twice a week. I start off with a J-Lift every time. I lean over holding a 50 lbs barbell, and hold for 10 seconds. I had a problem keeping track because the reps were so long apart… Continue reading My Workouts
Ring dance late junior year was the epitome of social life for the Cadet at the Academy. He flew her out. It was a bit funny when he introduced her to his old roommate, and they both had the same dress. Needless to say, the night was wonderful. Pictures on the Terrazzo, a beautiful sunset. … Continue reading Thirteen
It’s been almost 11 years now since we started talking back and forth. I liked her from the start, and we got along well. It took a couple months, but I was able to get to some training near her, so we could finally meet. I took her to dinner. Looked at her, smiled, talked. … Continue reading What Should I Say?
It’s hard to dream, When you don’t sleep. The price you pay, for the secrets you keep. The lies you’ve bought, For the for the life you’ve sold. For the love you’ve had, And “I love you”‘s never told. To hold your hand, And see your eyes, Is both my greatest pleasure, And my great… Continue reading It’s Hard to Dream
If you remember back, the year 2000 was surrounded by a bunch of apprehension that never came to fruition. I figured if we weren’t gone by 2 in the afternoon, the new year was on. I had plan. I was going to go to a concert and ring in the new year there. I was… Continue reading The New Year