"Study hard as if it is your job, because in the end it is. Respect authority (or at least the position). Around your elders keep you mouth shut and your ears open, you may just learn something. Get out and do things. Get a job (part time of course)…"
I tell my kids that you do not have to be best friends with everyone but you should be nice to everyone and friendly with everyone you meet. There will be some real @ holes out there but you don't have to be mean to them. It is not…"
"I won't mention how I was as I would not have anyone here follow what I did, though I did have a bit of fun nonetheless.
Just know (unless you have a trust fund) these are the last remaining years of your being a dependent.
"1. Decide early on what kind of a person you want to be. You probably already know a lot of the traits you admire in other---emulate the good things you see in guys to whom you look up.
2. Pay people what you owe them---not because they…"
"I am a saxophone player, and also repair saxes and other instruments...under $70......no way, at least not something that he will actually be able to play. You might find something in that price range, but finding one at that price that actually…"
"I don't know about you, but getting tired of trying is like getting tired of life, and life is a very precious thing to me. Getting tired of trying is like giving up hope, its like giving up entirely. Learn from your mistakes, use them to…"
"I served in the Navy for 14 years on ship and shore. The ships I was on were single sex. What I heard about the shenanigans that went on on the support ships that had female sailors on board, well let me tell you I would have LOVED to…"
"The fitness test is directly related to combat fitness. If you can't run 2 miles in a decent time then how will you be able to carry your gear and march 5 miles? What about pulling your buddy who weighs 230 plus his pack out of…"
""Trying to do shit the same way we have always been doing it is like using only one tool. A hammer isn't always the best tool for the job."
In a sense you're correct, we no longer use swords and shields we use firearms.…"
"If a Dem gets into the WH the insurance companies leaving the Obamacare won't kill it, the insured will just be put into Medicaid meaning higher taxes or more debt. Bernie's plan is exactly that, make healthcare a government program…"