Monthly Archives: October 2009

Another Convoy

I had to meet our driver at the airport today to deliver of all things a BBQ for the gang in town.  On the way back into the camp there were 21 trucks waiting to get in through the gate.  … Continue reading

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Basra Update

All has been calm in Basra as far as IDF goes since I left on August 31, which was about the time RTI another NGO brought in two new guys so Shaun from RTI thinks they are our good luck … Continue reading

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Blindsided again

It was interesting right after I posted on mean girls and my confrontation with one from the past, I got blindsided by one in my work sphere.  It’s a long story and doesn’t bear repeating, but she had dumped on … Continue reading

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Confronting the Mean Girls

Toga Dance 1986 Recently as I’ve been writing my memoir, I have to confront some things in my past and I noticed that I had been bullied a lot.  Not just in junior high or high school, but also in … Continue reading

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Visits to Basra

This week I went into Basra to attend a meeting on changes to the CAP III program.  I got to see Z who I used to work with on the Gender program who has been recently married, to a man … Continue reading

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Why America is where it is at today.

Facebook is incredibly interesting the debates that happen over one person’s post.  So one of my Facebook buddies posted this:  “Why is it everytime I turn around Obama is disappointing me.”  This of course set off a hail storm of … Continue reading

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Interesting Day

So Wednesday when I was working out in the gym, I met a PSD who was the former Team Leader for General Petraeus, he was very proud of the fact so I managed to keep my mouth shut.  As a … Continue reading

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