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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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'Adventures Of Adahy' By: Justin T Eggen   The road is long and lonesome from Boston to the Bahamas, not including the ocean travel. The man with a wagon and a horse was on his last leg of the beginning stage of his long and arduous adventure. The man was named Edward Thomas Young III after his father, but that name never stayed with him after his birth. His mother made her way back to southern Gerorgia two months after his birth, back to her native tribe. Having been mourning the death of his father, she fell into a sad...

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Books, Poetry, taowp, The Art Of Warrior Poetry -

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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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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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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