Category Archives: Military

America as an Empire

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace,” said Jimi Hendrix, an influential rock guitarist, in the mid-twentieth century.5 The world is far from realizing this utopia as children still fight over owner … Continue reading

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Resume Writing Résumé

Writing a résumé  is something most working adults have probably done at least once. Since I’m not one of those people, you could see my predicament when a professor asked me to have mine reviewed after a workshop, fix the … Continue reading

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I’m Still Deciding

I recently got asked what I want to be when I grow up. Short answer: I don’t know. Long answer: some people wake up as toddlers and know what they want to be and they make it their reality. Others, … Continue reading

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Hello America

I’ve been gone for 25 months and already back for three weeks. Bahrain was more and less of what I expected. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting all the educated, employed, and well-traveled people there. I want to be more like them. … Continue reading

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Shopping for Laughs

Caleb has the day off and tries waking me at 8am – at least one of us is sleeping in. I don’t budge until he goes downstairs to do dishes and then lay in bed while I listen to him sew. … Continue reading

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