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Kaipony


"The point is not who will let me. The point is, who will stop me?" - Ayn Rand (Howard Roark, "The Fountainhead")

Nov
14th
2019

Off Into the Sunset · 6:29pm November 14th

Oct
13th
2019

Climbing Out of the Pit · 11:48pm October 13th

I have so much I want to say, but my powers of articulation still haven’t caught up to the range of emotions that have been roiling through me since yesterday evening. It’s not really sadness; not anymore. Even with all the feels that yesterday brought out, I think it was more of a sense of hollow resignation. We knew it was coming. I knew it was coming. Do you know that sensation of anticipation that comes the night before a big trip or vacation? It was that except the emotions were reversed.

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Oct
13th
2019

The Hurt is Real, Because the Feeling Were True · 7:45am October 13th

Six hours since The End and it’s only now really starting to settle in that this thing which has been a constant in my life for the past 8 years is finally over. And I only realized near the end that the Heartmender HQ server had a bunch of folks in a voice chat watching it all together. :facehoof: :fluttercry: :pinkiesad2: I’m going to be kicking myself for while for missing the rare opportunity to try and connect with new people.

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Aug
27th
2019

Self-Motivational Update, Because I Need One · 5:45pm August 27th

In spite of being at planning conferences and training seminars spanning the entire western U.S. coast and Hawaii, plus underways aboard ships in my squadron for inspections all this and next month: stuff is happening. Despite a long-range schedule that has me in month-long exercises through most of this autumn, all of winter, and into half of next year: things will be happening. Need proof?

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Aug
5th
2019

Bootcamp Finale: Taps · 10:09pm August 5th

“Taps, taps. Lights out. All hands turn into your bunks. Maintain silence about the decks. Taps.”

(The northern shore of Hawaii at sunset, a couple of days before getting back out there to chase the horizon.)

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Aug
1st
2019

Bootcamp, Part 4: Evening Colors · 6:21pm August 1st

Sunset. And, unfortunately, not of the shimmery variety. 

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Jul
24th
2019

Bootcamp, Part 3: 8 Bells · 7:45pm July 24th

How many bells? Eight of them. Why? Because eight bells are what you hear at noon, the midpoint of the day. 

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Jul
18th
2019

Bootcamp, Part 2: Morning Colors · 2:42pm July 18th

Jul
14th
2019

Bootcamp, Part 1: Reveille · 8:20pm July 14th

(Nothing like a bit of PT to get the morning, afternoon, or evening started off on the left...left...left, right, left foot)

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Jul
12th
2019

Bootcamp · 9:47pm July 12th

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