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Music from Circus on PBS

My wife and I just finished watching Circus on PBS.  It is a six hour mini series/documentary that follows around the Big Apple Circus throughout their 2008 to 2009 season.  The show was fantastic!  I'm a big fan of PBS documentaries.  A couple years back they had one called Carrier that followed around the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) for a cruise that was a great watch as well.  The great thing about these documentaries, though, is the perspective they take.  It isn't just how a circus show is put Read more [...]

Done Sir Done! Post-OCS Thoughts.

Navy Officer Candidate School is done.  On 22OCT2010 I graduated from the school and commissioned as an Officer in the United States Navy.  This is an accomplishment that I am extremely proud of and very happy that I made the decision to raise my right hand.  It has been over a week since I graduated and left Newport, RI, and already my stay there seems like a distant memory.  I wanted to wait a little while before writing my post-OCS thoughts to let the whole experience sort of settle in.  If Read more [...]