The Value of Being Specific

August 31, 2010By dennisbrookeThe Writing Journey

As a young Captain I attended Air Force Squadron Officer’s School in Alabama. The communications instructor told a story that has stuck with me ever since. For years he used a personal example to tell of the importance of being specific in communications. One day he agreed to meet his wife right outside the J. … Read More

Plight of the Old Dog

August 6, 2010By dennisbrookeJust for Fun

Getting old stinks, but I’m not talking about me. Rascal, our cocker terrier mix will reach 15 years this October—about 103 in dog years. He used to run up to seven miles with me and be ready to keep going. Several years ago his vet put an end to that. Too hard on the old … Read More