In Honor of International Women’s Day

In Honor of International Women’s Day

Across the armed services, women made up 16 percent of the active-duty military as of 2017 — by branch, that number ranged from 8.4 percent within the Marine Corps to nearly 20 percent within the Air Force. Last year, in honor of International Women’s Day, The...
Kids Fall Down A Lot

Kids Fall Down A Lot

“Kids fall down a lot.”  That’s what I told my almost 4-year old daughter tonight at bedtime.  I lay with her each night.  We talk about her day, who she played with at her preschool, what she wants to wear tomorrow, and other deep life philosophies....
Seattle Bound: Flashback to August 20, 2008

Seattle Bound: Flashback to August 20, 2008

Originally published August 20, 2008 I’m going to Seattle on Sunday and I’m so excited. I’ll be a guest on Ichabod and the Waking Crew, which is the morning show on KMPS radio. They interviewed me when I was in Baghdad the first time, and we’ve kept in touch over the...