There’s a space between what I once was and what I am now. When I ask others to travel it with me, they can’t. It’s not their fault. It’s just too far. About […]
A few weeks ago, a reader posted a question in the comments section of an essay I wrote on the topic of Confederate monuments. I’ve said just about all that I think […]
In the mid 90’s, when I was there, Admiral Chuck Larson was the Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy—the Navy’s version of a university president. He was a full blown four-star […]
Daniel was a rare and talented warrior. He was razor sharp. He picked things up so quickly it was like he’d seen it all before. His eyes would latch on to someone […]
A few weeks ago, I sat down to do a podcast with retired SEAL, fellow writer and friend Andy Stumpf. He asked me a good question. And I gave him an ok […]
We don’t write books or make movies about the men and women who drive ships any more. But maybe we should.
The world is full of extreme analogues, those things that are like us, but more extreme. If you’re smart, you can figure out how to use them. We use them all the […]