15. Lead me home

Note: Originally I had intended to write an afterward  that would offer more closure to the experience, but unintentionally this became the final piece. After months of working on the next one I let go of the project as it was clear I didn't have anything useful to say. Even writing this piece was difficult to pull together, … Continue reading 15. Lead me home

14. Everyday

Not everyone deployed has the luxury of this consistency, but it is many deployers' experience: a mundane daily life much like that of home, constrained by circumstance. Here was mine. Or at least as much of it I'm allowed to publicly talk about. A blackberry by my head rings a default tone, and I find … Continue reading 14. Everyday