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Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

I would like to congratulate all of the graduating cadets from Britain’s Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. As these newly commissioned lieutenants step into their roles and take command of formations in the British Army they are continuing a proud tradition. … Continue reading

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Publishing on the go…

Like so many people these days, I find myself on the go far more often than I would probably like to be, and as such, my phone is never far from my hand.  In light of these facts, I am … Continue reading

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Gentleman Ranker

“…Sings a Gentleman of England, cleanly bred, machinely crammed, and a trooper of the Empress, if you please…” ~Rudyard Kipling, Gentleman Rankers The fact that I served in the US Army and spent a significant portion of that career deployed … Continue reading

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Bird Dog Kentucky Bourbon

Bird Dog Kentucky Bourbon This is a new bourbon for me – and since I like to try new things and maintain new experiences, that gives it an automatic plus in my book. With Bird Dog, the color is a … Continue reading

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Casa Cuba Cigar Review

Casa Cuba – robusto Dominican Republic The pre-light feel and aroma of the Casa Cuba is soft and oily, with a bit of a give to it. Smells of aged tobacco, leather, and soft earth. The Casa Cuba Lights up … Continue reading

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Notes on the BREXIT

I wish I could say that I saw this coming, but I truthfully did not. I feel for the British people, and I understand where they are coming from, but I did not think that the vote would swing toward … Continue reading

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Plans for the Future

So here I am again, with an unacceptably long hiatus between now and my last post, and a considerable about of time between that one and the one before it. I enjoy writing. I enjoy the subjects that I choose … Continue reading

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Sterling Vineyards 2013 Cabernet

Sterling Vineyards – Vintner’s Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Sterling Vineyards is a brand that I have heard quite a bit about, but have not yet tried. Based in Calistoga, California, Sterling Vineyards is in Diageo’s portfolio of wines, and something … Continue reading

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Let it Breath – Clos du Bois 2013 Cabernet

Clos du Bois – 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon There are a very few wines that I truly allow to breath and air the way that they ought to in order to get the fullest extent of their flavor. I say this … Continue reading

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Out with the Old, In with the New

Out with the Old, in with the New This is not one of those “New Year, New Me” posts… nor is it a listing of goals or accomplishments that I made in 2015 or plan to make in 2016. 2015 … Continue reading

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