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  • Happy President's Day

    February 17, 2020 by

    “Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.” – George Washington

  • February 17th 2020

    February 17, 2020 by

    “I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” ― Albert Einstein

  • February 16th 2020

    February 16, 2020 by

    “I used to think weight loss happens quickly, but it has taken a lot of time. There is no secret to it.” – Parineeti Chopra

  • Finally Can Explore Off Base

    February 15, 2020 by

    What is Phase 2 on Fort Sam Houston? Very simply stated, phase 2 for military personnel means freedom. Fort Sam Houston, Texas is a joint military base that teaches us all about medicine. Since being here in a student status there are phases we have to abide by. Phase 1 means you can not leave… Read more

  • February 15th 2020

    February 15, 2020 by

    Happy 200th Birthday Susan B. Anthony “I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet.” -Susan B. Anthony

  • February 14th 2020

    February 14, 2020 by

    “When you have love in your heart, you never sleep alone.” Anthony T. Hincks

  • February 13th 2020

    February 13, 2020 by

    “I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can’t say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.” Harriet Tubman

  • February 12th 2020

    February 12, 2020 by

    “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” – Frederick Douglass

  • February 10th 2020

    February 10, 2020 by

    “Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.” – John F. Kennedy

  • February 8th 2020

    February 8, 2020 by

    “The soul becomes dyed with the colour of its thoughts.” Marcus Aurelius

  • February 7th 2020

    February 7, 2020 by

    Today in class today our instructors were disappointed in how low our test scores were. In a class of 72 we had 10 fail the test, and a majority got by with a barely passing grade. I fortunately passed, but I was part of the group with a barely passing score for my test. Our… Read more

  • February 6th 2020

    February 6, 2020 by

    “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle

  • February 3rd 2020

    February 3, 2020 by

    “Use your head to live with your heart.” – Yogi Tea

  • February 2nd 2020

    February 2, 2020 by

    “Music is the strongest form of magic.” – Marilyn Manson

  • January 30th 2020

    January 30, 2020 by

    “The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.” – Confucius

  • January 29th 2020

    January 29, 2020 by

    “If you think well, you cook well.” – Ferran Adria

  • January 28th 2020

    January 28, 2020 by

    “Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge.” ― Eckhart Tolle

  • January 27th 2020

    January 27, 2020 by

    “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” – Muhammad Ali

  • 200 Posts!

    January 26, 2020 by

    Thank you everyone who is following and tapping into this adventure that I am living! I can’t believe it has already been 6 months! It took a little bit of encouragement and pushing but when I made my blog it was like a life goal was started. I’m glad I did and I have so… Read more

  • January 26th 2020

    January 25, 2020 by

    “To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” – Buddha

  • January 25th 2020

    January 25, 2020 by

    “One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.” -Arnold Glasow

  • January 24th 2020

    January 24, 2020 by

    “It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.” ― Roy T. Bennett

  • January 23rd 2020

    January 23, 2020 by

    Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership. – Colin Powell

  • January 22nd 2020

    January 22, 2020 by

    “With confidence you have won before you have started.” – Marcus Garvey

  • How Do You Study?

    January 21, 2020 by

    Everyone studies differently and that is totally ok. No two people are completely alike when it comes to learning, comprehending and retaining knowledge. Take myself for example, it turns out I am a kinesthetic and aural learner. Basically I learn best hands on and when listening and reading the material. If you are curious on… Read more

  • January 21st 2020

    January 21, 2020 by

    “You love tests?”“Well, yeah. There are questions and answers. True or false, multiple choice, essay. What’s not to love?” – Nora Roberts

  • January 20th 2020

    January 20, 2020 by

    “Be a bush if you can’t be a tree. If you can’t be a highway, just be a trail. If you can’t be a sun, be a star. For it isn’t by size that you win or fail. Be the best of whatever you are.” – Martin Luther King, Jr

  • Train Your Heart Out

    January 19, 2020 by

    January 19th 2020 I’m finally able to return to the gym after being sick for about two weeks. Finally got settled into my school and checked out the gym with one of the chicks in my class today. It helps that she is totally into the gym and knows almost every single work out. Here… Read more

  • January 18th 2020

    January 18, 2020 by

    “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden

  • January 17th 2020

    January 17, 2020 by

    “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt

  • January 16th 2020

    January 16, 2020 by

    “An infantryman’s job is to deliver his enemies into the waiting hands of Death. It is Doc’s job to protect his brothers from Death, to knock him aside and say, “Not today.” – Adam Fenner

  • January 15th 2020

    January 15, 2020 by

    “Never regard study as a duty but as an enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later works belong.” – Albert Einstein

  • The Clouds Above

    January 14, 2020 by

    Sometimes all you can do is look to the sky and revel. Think about the vastness of it all. Sometimes all you should do is pause, and cloud watch. Let the calming sensation flow into your soul. “The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • January 14th 2020

    January 14, 2020 by

    “It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of students with facts… it is to teach them to think.” – Robert M. Hutchins

  • January 13th 2020

    January 13, 2020 by

    What type of learner are you? In class today we have done something I never have done before. Figure out what type of learner you are. Turns out I am a Kinesthetic learner. What that means is I rely on visual aids, examples and trial and error. Which makes sense because I do all of… Read more

  • Learning A New Trade

    January 12, 2020 by

    How the Military Recently Impacted my Life Being in the military is no easy task. I recently joined the Navy again as a reservist after I completed my active duty contract. In my post Getting back that Seabag I talked about my story and why I decided to join again. Well, it’s almost my one… Read more

  • January 12th 2020

    January 12, 2020 by

    “Automating some of your finances can be incredibly convenient and is a great way to save time, but automating everything makes it too easy to go on autopilot and forget to pay attention to your personal finances.” – Alexa Von Tobel

  • January 11th 2020

    January 11, 2020 by

    “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” – Mignon McLaughlin

  • January 10th 2020

    January 10, 2020 by

    “What would you do if you weren’t afraid.” – Spencer Johnson

  • January 8th 2020

    January 8, 2020 by

    “I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time.” – Michael Phelps

  • January 6th 2020

    January 6, 2020 by

    “When there’s a will. There’s a way.” – Old English Proverb

  • January 5th 2020

    January 5, 2020 by

    “Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed.” – Peter Drucker

  • January 4th 2020

    January 4, 2020 by

    “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure.” – Colin Powell

  • January 2nd 2020

    January 2, 2020 by

    “Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” – Stephen Hawkin

  • Happy New Year!

    December 31, 2019 by

    So Long 2019, Hello 2020! Each year we have an opportunity to show ourselves who we want to be, who we are. Goals we aspired to achieve and achieved. Each year we find out how much more we love and accept ourselves. 2019 was definitely a year of growth, overcoming obstacles and realizing how much… Read more

  • December 30th 2019

    December 30, 2019 by

    “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” ― Bernard M. Baruch

  • December 29th 2019

    December 29, 2019 by

    “Take time daily to reflect on how much you have. It may not be all that you want but remember someone somewhere is dreaming to have what you have.” – Germany Kent

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