A Eulogy For My Wife

      Kay Leslie Brown 6 July, 1952 – 25 November, 2017 Funeral Eulogy St. Margaret of Scotland Anglican Church, Barrie, ON, 3 December, 2017 Bishop Shaw, dear colleagues, […]

What Sarah Palin Got Wrong About PTSD

I confess that I am not a great fan of Sarah Palin. Part of me thinks she embodies everything that is wrong with political discourse today, though I am grateful […]

Book Review, Redeployment by Phil Klay

Redeployment by Phil Klay (Penguin 2014)  Redeployment may be the strongest and most literary work of fiction to have emerged from America’s recent wars, deserving comparison with Kevin Powers’ The […]

One Human Cost Of The Drone War

While amusing (at least, amusing i suppose to pilots) the caption of this image suggests that it can’t be that easy being an Air Force drone operator.   Besides the […]

No Soldier Is An Island

Just before Christmas my buddy Padre Howard, a handsome but clueless individual, called me to say that he needed some writing from me for the first thing in January. Howard […]