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The Secret To Being The Best Firefighter

A former shipmate of mine is currently a firefighter in a community on Long Island, NY. His claim to fame is actually helping save someone’s life. The dude got to use the “jaws of life” and other kick ass tools … Continue reading

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A Victory Over Something Day

The Russians may have missed their desired benchmark in Ukraine when they weren’t able to declare victory on their Victory Day this year. (Their Victory Day being the original celebration of the Soviet Union’s victory in 1946). I will have … Continue reading

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Special Edition: Mother’s Day

It is one thing to celebrate Mother’s Day in thanking the woman who got you on the planet. It is another to celebrate the decent mom’s of friends who did you the “solids” in life. But today, I celebrate the … Continue reading

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Daring To Be Better Within The Realm of Decorum

A man finds himself faced with an adversary that shows no to little ability to govern themselves. Their actions are wild. They show irrational emotions. They easily mark themselves as an enemy, but a brutal truth lies outside of our … Continue reading

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The Matterings w/ Matt

I was finding myself amazingly busy doing yardwork and other things that I was loathed to do during the week. I wasn’t going to get anything done writing wise. I barely was able to get a piece in for someone … Continue reading

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Dark Observations From Matt’s Foggy Riverbank

I hadn’t felt like writing in a few days. I went for a smoke at the club and enjoyed the weather rolling through. I have had a flurry of dark observations. Partly inspired by the dumb fog and the rain … Continue reading

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I Know Purgatory When I See It

A few months after i left the military (or they left me), I struggled to find my way. I felt like I got parachuted into an area that had people that couldn’t understand me. Our language was the same but … Continue reading

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Write Your Own When No One Else Is Believable

With or without deepfakes, I don’t believe in what the media is telling me, especially when it comes to Russia/Ukraine. It isn’t that Comrade Vlad is a saint; he isn’t. It isn’t that I don’t take Ukrainian issues seriously; I … Continue reading

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Food For Thought Question

If words are violence, especially trying to make sense or explain yourself. And silence is a form of violence. Then beating people who you don’t like is being a violent fascist. With this kind of logic, shouldn’t we just cease … Continue reading

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The Inspiration For The Musical Madman: Ludwig Von Beethoven

It took me years to finally see something interesting about someone that people hear often, yet know little about, which is the inspiration for the musical madman. I call him Ludwig von Beethoven. People use his music in commercials and … Continue reading

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