My observations are collectively based on but not limited to my experiences in the military(1987-1991), the time that I have spent abroad immersed in foreign cultures, watching this fine nation's progress with open eyes and reading the work of authors like Stan Goff, Thomas F. Ricks, Steve Coll, Lawrence Wright, Ward Churchill, Steve Fainaru, Chalmers Johnson and Jon Krakauer to name several. The honest information that these journalists have put out there for me has formed in my mind a not so simple but very detailed understanding of what we as a collective nation have created as the world leader, the greatest nation on earth.
As well over the years there has been many smart individuals who have influenced my thoughts as a result of very open and sometimes often conversation. Some of my deepest conversation transfers have been with people that I have only spoke to once or twice. However, I do have a small group of intellectual friends who I have known for what seems like a life time and who have always been there to shed light on present events. This corps group keeps me fed with honest observations round the clock just as I do for them. Sometimes I speak with these folks once a day over coffee or in passing, others I may go weeks without hearing from until the timing forces us to learn together. The most important thing that I recognize about this group of friends is that each of us are able to drop attachment barriers and simply listen to the other communicate in honest terms what he or she is seeing happen all around us at this present moment.
As this story unfolds my B-Log will start to look a bit different. In an effort to keep you the reader interested I plan to keep the daily posts rather short but very much packed with honesty and transfer. This true story will not be limited to any number of characters, words, posts, emotions, thoughts, boundaries or the like. It will run consecutively from one day to the next which will hopefully raise your curiosity enough to look forward to reading the next day's entry. I may break in occasionally with a post not in the story line because real life around me will continue and something may need to be shared that is out of context to the series but related on some level. After any interruption or absence of a post I promise to do my best to pick the story line back up and continue the march as long as I feel good about its progress.
In theory Part I starts toonmorrow, I hope to see you there.
Oh yeah, I almost forgot.
Courier overheard a word phrase of the week: God Therapist