The Drums – Part Two

This is a continuation of the story I posted here so I suggest you read that one first so you know what's going on. This whole thing is based off of a dream I had and although for now it's just a short story I might see if I can turn it into a bigger story and … Continue reading The Drums – Part Two

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The Drums – Part One

This is part of a short story I'm writing which I'm hoping will become part of a longer story. This is more exposition than actual story, but I figured I'd throw it out there and hopefully that will force me to keep working on it. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------           Boom.           Boom.           Boom. Every 14 seconds, … Continue reading The Drums – Part One

That Time My Boss Made Our Final Meeting Really Weird

A man who had once threatened to fire me for not singing whilst running desired a final meeting with me. In the Army, officers and non commissioned officers get evaluations, usually yearly. Each ratee has a rater, usually their immediate supervisor, and then a senior rater, generally their supervisor's supervisor. As a staff officer in … Continue reading That Time My Boss Made Our Final Meeting Really Weird

That Time the Army Had Me Hang Out in the Desert for No Reason

I believe that civilians think of every Soldier in the United States Army having a task and a purpose at all times. They probably imagine that when we're out in the field, we're doing a lot of good training and that we are constantly busy. Sometimes, this is true. If you're a Soldier or NCO … Continue reading That Time the Army Had Me Hang Out in the Desert for No Reason