Deployment to Qatar

Deployment to Qatar

Four years ago, during my training, I distinctly remember the LEAP trainer describing his assignment in Qatar. It was a series of slides that consisted of sand, sand, sand, sand, a refinery and the occasional camel. He described these aforementioned slides as...
Lost in transit

Lost in transit

Last night, 7 hours before my flight and 5 hours before leaving for the airport, I watched Lost in Translation for what seems to be the 4th time. A few scenes stuck out when I watched it: Bob Harris’s reaction at waking up in the cab in Tokyo, Charolette leaning...
Obokuri Eeumi

Obokuri Eeumi

A lot of people have stumbled upon my blog while searching for the song Obokuri Eeumi. Anyone who has seen the anime TV series, Samurai Champloo, would be familiar with this haunting and beautiful piece which was played in the 14th episode....