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July 6, 2007 by Hyperborean Wanderer
Recently one of the civilian contractors I work with a lot over here was commenting on her single status, about how she was happy enough as things stood, but she didn’t want to be single forever.

“I don’t want to get married just for the sake of getting married, though.” She said. “I want a marriage like you and your wife have, Wanderer.”

“How do you mean?” I asked.

She pointed at the pictures of Life-happens and our awesome kids on my desk, the computer wallpaper of Life doing upside-...
April 14, 2007 by Hyperborean Wanderer
Caveat: I actually wrote this piece several weeks ago after someone else had posted a 'give peace a chance' article. I hadn't planned on posting anything for a while, but I just read Little-Whip's article here: Link and thought that instead of a really long comment, I could leave an even longer article.

This is not a simple debate. says the following about freedom:

free•dom ˈfri dəm - Show Spelled Pronunciation[free-duh m] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA...
January 27, 2007 by Hyperborean Wanderer
I did not think.

In my naiveté I assumed.

I welcomed any who wanted to hear what I had to say, not thinking anyone would object to the truth as I see it.

You’d think a cynical old soldier like me would know better, but it turns out I still have some of the blind spots of youth. Someone took exception to something I wrote, and it caused some drama. They weren’t offended so much as scared, but it still caused some people to come to me in an official capacity to ask me what was going on. R...