I don't make New Year's Resolutions. For the past few years, I've used the time between years to do something of a personal retrospective on the year and choose three words that represent a theme to shape my goals and actions this year.
My three words for 2014 are balance, appreciate, and matter. Read More
Just over three months ago, I began the transition from the Coast Guard back to civilian life. As I shared in a post right after the ceremony, I spent the summer enjoying some time off to reconnect with the family before moving forward with whatever the next chapter of my life has in store. Today I'll share a bit about the summer vacations and the job search. Read More
Back in June, Emily Jarvis of GovLoop's Dorobek Insider reached out to ask whether I'd be willing to answer a few questions for a GovLoop guide on Agile acquisition in Government. Read More
I had an absolute blast Saturday riding a stretch of Highway 129 at the North Carolina - Tennessee border near Deal's Gap known as the "Tail of the Dragon."
With 318 curves in 11 miles, there are plenty of opportunities to practice the basics of motorcycle control.
I stayed focused on my goal of enjoying the ride safely. I rode well within my limits and left plenty of margin so I could get clear of the folks who chose to cross the centerline. Read More
I was recently reminded of two things I already knew. I suspect you do too, but I'll share them anyway to help us remember.
Thing one: Getting back to basics is a good idea.
I spent the week after my Coast Guard retirement ... Read More