Unique Items from Iraq, Afghanistan, the Military, and CIA… Up For Grabs!

Today, 17 September, is a really exciting day; it’s the day that my book, Get After It: Seven Inspirational Stories to Find Your Inner Strength When It Matters Most, ends its 28-day pre-release on Amazon and actually ships in paperback to those who purchased a copy. If you did, a sincere THANK YOU! To help spread theContinue reading “Unique Items from Iraq, Afghanistan, the Military, and CIA… Up For Grabs!”

I’m Giving Away Truly Awesome and Unique Things as Part of My Recent Book Release

On August 24th, both the eBook and presale paperback versions of my book, Get After It: Seven Inspirational Stories to Find Your Inner Strength When It Matters Most, hit Amazon. I’m extremely excited that this project is completed and out for the world to see, and hopefully enjoy! To help spread the word about the presale, I’mContinue reading “I’m Giving Away Truly Awesome and Unique Things as Part of My Recent Book Release”

“He’s Lebanese!” How Taking 10% of the Time to Learn 100% of a Language Led to the Conversation of a Lifetime in Bahrain

I went to Hebrew school when I was in elementary school, in preparation for my bar mitzvah, but all I ever did was memorize what I was reading, so I had no ability to comprehend anything else. I took one year of Spanish in eighth grade, but learned my very limited conversational Spanish by workingContinue reading ““He’s Lebanese!” How Taking 10% of the Time to Learn 100% of a Language Led to the Conversation of a Lifetime in Bahrain”

Planning to Lose Weight in the New Year? Read These Valuable Lessons I Learned as a Navy Command Fitness Leader

When I was in the US Navy, I was in Office of Naval Intelligence Unit 0466 (ONI 0466), a reserve unit attached to the National Maritime Intelligence Center in Suitland, Maryland. When I was a Lieutenant Junior Grade, my commanding officer (CO), Captain Eileen Laubacher asked me to take the physical training reins and leadContinue reading “Planning to Lose Weight in the New Year? Read These Valuable Lessons I Learned as a Navy Command Fitness Leader”