My Dad Was John Rambo

In the 80s, I used to watch movies like crazy—like they were going out of style. One popular genre of 80s movies that I loved were Vietnam movies. Rambo is the first and foremost that comes to mind. John Rambo (aka Sylvester Stallone) was a Vietnam War vet who had come home and was wanderingContinue reading “My Dad Was John Rambo”

An excerpt from Ch. 23 of Never Settled: a memoir of a boy on the road to manhood by Shawn D. Congleton

“Get off the bus! Get off the bus!” the drill instructor screamed.  “Aye, aye, sir!” we all responded in unison. About fifty young men from all different walks of life joined me by emptying that white non-descript bus onto the yellow footprints located on the pavement.  “10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2,Continue reading “An excerpt from Ch. 23 of Never Settled: a memoir of a boy on the road to manhood by Shawn D. Congleton”