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Category: Personal Writing

A New Adventure Begins

Today I leave for six months in Qatar. Another overseas adventure. This adventure shouldn’t be as stressful environmentally as my positions in Afghanistan or Bosnia, but it will still be six months away from family, friends, and home. I’ve known about this trip for about two months. In early December 2017, I was hired for […]

I should write more often

It is a calm Sunday night in my small house. The dishes are done, the laundry is done (not folded, of course), a candle is lit, and  jazz is playing on the Music Choice cable channel. There is a relaxing tone to the night, with the only excitement coming from an occasional trumpet or drum […]

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