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Transcription service wanted

25 Nov 2007 | 2 Comments | Continue reading »

I’ve decided to outsource the transcription of my Lewis and Clark Bicycle Tour journals. But rather then mail my precious notebooks to some seedy service in Bangladesh, I’m going to keep this job in-house. Hence, I now appeal to the American public and jaymekohler.com readers nationwide. I have two journals that need typing. My first […]

Training day 35: in dreams

19 Nov 2007 | 5 Comments | Continue reading »

I had a nice little sit down chat with a military psychologist this morning. It was apparently in response to some paperwork I had filled out in the early days of DI school. I was one of fourteen Marines interviewed. Out of seventy-two. The conversation dealt specifically with my disclosure of physiological and psychological “abnormalities” […]

Training days 26-34: Basic Warrior Training

18 Nov 2007 | 2 Comments | Continue reading »

How does two weeks pass without much to say about them? Maybe that means I’ve settled into the routine? The only real thing of note was BWT last week, which translated to a few days “in the field” smeared in cami paint and charging around the woods like a bunch of ROTC pinheads on a […]

Training day 25: reveille, cockroach style

5 Nov 2007 | 13 Comments | Continue reading »

The picture you’re seeing to the right is the actual size of the cockroach that awoke me from my peaceful slumber at 2:00am this morning. He may not seem like much, but wait until the little bastard crawls into your ear and then tell me you’re not envisioning a thousands eggs being laid in your […]

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The author.Born in the year of the Dragon, the author grudgingly accepts the fact he has too many interests and not enough time. A cyclist as long as he can remember, an avid yet inconsistent writer since age eleven, and a U.S. Marine since age twenty-one, the author also adds peak bagging, diving, snowboarding, and computers to his list of interests. Incidentally, he is aware of his inability to make a living from any but the Corps. The author accepts this as fact and remains optimistic. Feel free to drop him a line.

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