Travelogues

My Other Brother . . .

My Other Brother . . .

“My other brother Darryl.” Back in the eighties there were three characters on The Newhart Show who were brothers. Larry was the oldest and the only one who ever spoke. Whenever they would enter a scene, Larry would say, “Hi, I’m Larry. This is my brother Darryl and this is my other brother Darryl.” I used […]

Travelogue: John Wesley “Pilgrimage”

Travelogue: John Wesley “Pilgrimage”

This year (2014) marks 230 years since John Wesley ordained Thomas Coke and appointed him and Francis Asbury as superintendents for the Methodist Episcopal Church in the newly formed United States.  This isn’t of tremendous significance for most who will read this post but does give me at least a modicum of a segue to introduce […]

Humanitarian Assistance Mission to Jangadam Afghanistan

Humanitarian Assistance Mission to Jangadam Afghanistan

It was an international activity as we convoyed about thirty minutes “outside the wire” to a nearby village in Afghanistan in December 2006. Our team was made up of Soldiers from my unit, the 25th Signal Battalion, as well as Soldiers from Base Operations (BASOPS) on Bagram Airbase. We were accompanied by 2 Polish gunners and met up with Soldiers from […]

Travelogue:  Martin Luther “Pilgrimage”

Travelogue: Martin Luther “Pilgrimage”

In recognition of Reformation Day, I thought that it would be good to share a little from my Martin Luther “pilgrimage” I took with my two sons while we were in Germany.  This was a great experience for me (hopefully for my sons, too!).  Not just because of the content of the trip but because […]