Tag Archives: America

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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First Duty Day in Bahrain

Took Caleb to work by 5:45 and made it home without accident – not that much traffic so early. Speaking of, I get a text from Uncle Ed. We got a notification in the mail of two toll road violations … Continue reading

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Last Day In the United States

Tristan woke up at 5am, but grandma and great-grandma weren’t ready to get up yet, so they lay him between them and went back to sleep. I got out of bed at 7am when Kris got up and Caleb followed. … Continue reading

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Goodbye West Coast

Caleb sat on one end of the couch and I used him as a pillow and his sweater as a blanket. Sleep came faster than I thought and I slept soundly until the alarm went off at 4am. We grabbed … Continue reading

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