Silent Majority Honks Loud and Long!

Reporting in from the field: The City of Federal Way is a bedroom community 30 miles outside Seattle, Washington. Only about half the residents vote and yet….today I got to see something special. MG Bernardy, a reader of these pages and a dear friend of mine, wanted to do something for our Police Department. She’d […]

Morning in the HuntMode Household ~ Breakfast

Breakfast. I remember when I was young and finally put together words have meaning and reflect that meaning in their composition. The big illumination came from “headache.” My head aches. Ah! Breakfast equals break fast. In our household, the emphasis is on “fast.” As in NOW. I’ve been without a camera for months, making for […]

In Memoriam of a Marine, the Marine Corps and All Veterans

I spent this past weekend in San Diego, California at my brother, Sean Edward Duggan’s Memorial. There were maybe 50 people in attendance. We came together in a restaurant, not a church, to commemorate a good man, who lived life well, on his own terms, achieving extraordinary highs and equally resounding falls. There were nine […]

For my brother, Sean Edward Duggan

I have been offline since September 17 and I expect you wonder why. My brother took his own life on September 1, 2014 at 1600 hours. That is what the police report says. In my heart, it was August 31st, sometime after 6:00 p.m. My friend, Kanzen Sakura, wrote a post  to help with Sean’s […]

BFFs are better than one BFF

Once again, the DP has challenged us re the topic of best friends.    Back in March, a similar question was posed and my answer seems to still hold true ~ grin.  Warning! You may have already read this one. Grin. Easy peasy:   The DP has challenged us to describe our best friend, how we […]