Former First Lieutenant Char Marx of Clear Path, our original partner in education, and I used to discuss Veteran culture often. She always provided intriguing expressions such as referring to Veterans as "Living Histories." One day when chatting, we talked about the potential for a major traumatic event involving a Veteran in our program. I'll … Continue reading When?
"We need a head-shot," was the last talking point in my conversation with AMTA during that phone call in Spring. They needed a head-shot of me, to use in communications for the upcoming 2018 National Convention in Washington, D.C. Hmmm, I wondered. It seemed such an ambitious task for someone who is so ordinary. "Okay," … Continue reading A Lesson in Humility & Humanity
This year is the first year in a long time I can say, truthfully, "I'm Well." Five years ago I could not say "I'm well." Only 42 years old and the fatigue consumed my waking moments which were shrinking in frequency. I wondered why I could not stand for more than a few minutes, jealous … Continue reading I’m well, thank you.