Thoughts Through Time

My Psychedelic Nightmare

My Psychedelic Nightmare

    July 7th, 2017 An Informal Essay   By: Justin Eggen I haven’t opened my laptop to write something personal for a few months and now more than ever during this quarantine you would think I can’t stop writing; unfortunately, it’s been the opposite. The most frequent question I receive as a writer is “Why?”  What you all are about to read is the psychological process of allowing myself to put my experiences into words, or simply put this is my way of explaining the internal conflict that arose from my desire to write. I hope you enjoy.  ...

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American Made Stoke

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American Made Stoke

My Daily Stoke.   The moment I feel that wave catch me, I push up then stand on my board and attack the wave, Im stoked. When I’m 60’ ft deep diving a wreck off the coast chillin’ with sharks and huge tropical fish, Im so stoked. Skydiving over the Florida Keys just before a thunderstorm I’m so stoked, but these are all isolated incidents that take planning, training and the right waves to go surf, so how do I get my dosage of Daily Stoke immediately, everyday? I use 107 CI / 1750cc American Made motorcycle to get me...

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The Art Of Warrior Poetry #TAOWP

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The Art Of Warrior Poetry #TAOWP

I’m sitting here writing poetry with my son rocking away in his swing, staring attentively at objects around the room, this isn’t where I thought I’d be 10 years ago. This isn’t where I envisioned myself 2 years ago. I don’t think many situations in life turnout how you envisioned them; but somehow for the most part, they always turnout better. 

In combat I think most situations always turned out worse than I envisioned them, at least on my first deployment. 

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Inspirations From The Great War (WW1)

Inspirations From The Great War (WW1)

It’s been almost 100 years since the end of World War One (the Great War) and the literature that arose from that conflict remains as influential as ever.

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The USMC & Fatherhood

The USMC & Fatherhood

As I approach the imminent birth of my son, I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting on my life. Mainly I’ve been thinking about the short time during my enlistment with the United States Marine Corps. It was the most impactful aspect of my life and still is a huge part of who I am to this day. I was only 19 years old when I took the oath of enlistment and shipped off to the beautifully terrifying Island that makes Marines, not truly aware of the drastic lifestyle change and enduring espirt de corps that has never left my...

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