Nomadic. Storyteller. Soul searcher. Experience hungry. Music carnivore. Dreamer of better things.
Arlington National Cemetery
When one enters Arlington National Cemetery and sees row after white row of grave markers, it is hard to fathom the thousands of lives buried here.
I have a strong lineage in the Armed Forces, both in the U.S. and Australia. Sacrifices made by my Grandfather, Uncle’s and my own Father. They older I get the more I respect their service.
I think about the Stanley Kubrick movie, “Full Metal Jacket”, and the scene where the soldier has a peace sign on his helmet next to the words “Kill”. He explains to his superior about the “Duality of Man”.
My Grateful Dead t shirt is partially hidden under a wool coat. I represent peace and an alternative view to all of this killing and loss of life.