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Less Is More

It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential —- Bruce Lee When I’m asked to prove that accelerated learning combined with stress inoculation holds up in the real world, I never cite studies and I rarely mention all the lives saved by my...

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Salt, Great Food, and Revenge Fiction

In my ongoing series THE REVENGERS, the two protagonists are retired Marine Master Gunnery Sergeants from Force Recon, with a few side gigs for the Marine Corps Intelligence Activity. In their EQUALIZER like quest to balance the scales of justice by ridding the world...

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FAUDA

 For a fine example of superior performance under extraordinary stress, check out FAUDA on Netflix.  It fictionalizes the operations of the mistavrim, the deep cover counter-terror units of the Israeli Defense Force.  Similar to the "pseudo ops" of the SAS in Malaya,...

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The Beauty of Aurora

This concert was live-streamed just a few days ago. It is one of the most thoroughly beautiful musical experiences I’ve ever had. Aurora is a young and incredibly gifted artist from Norway. Her music and her humble, thoughtful commentary breathe the spirit of the...

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Back In Time, With Time-Pieces

Dennis Martin in Rhodesia My photo yesterday of my recently acquired watch sparked a dialogue between me and Dennis Martin, my dear friend and brother in arms on several continents. Dennis is one of the Grand Masters of WW2 Combatives and High Risk VIP training.  He...

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