Monthly Archives: January 2011


Norwich Flashback: Saddam Hyperbole, Deadlines, and Women in Combat

By | January 27th, 2011|

From the Norwich University Guidon ('90-'91). Click to make them bigger. There's more here. Essayons!

Norwich Flashback: Bar Brawl, Buzz, and DAKA

By | January 21st, 2011|

I recently visited the Norwich University Archives and Special Collections (aka "The Archives" on the 5th floor of the Kreitzberg Library) where I reviewed every issue of the Norwich Guidon between August of 1989 and May of 1993 for a project that I am working on. The experience brought back [...]

Intro. to Dominican Economics

By | January 21st, 2011|

Lesson 1: Supply and Demand Several years ago I was on the north coast (Cabarete area) of the island hanging out with a friend. My friend was a heavy smoker and had just returned from the colmado (i.e. bodega, typical convenient store). He was shaking his head as he recounted [...]

Norwich Flashback: Zollo and Suzi “Safe Sex”

By | January 20th, 2011|

Cadet Colonel Michael Zollo ('90) kicking it with Suzi "Safe Sex" Landolphy in Dole Auditorium. Click the image for a larger version. You can see more comments regarding this post on Facebook. Essayons!

Norwich Flashback: Impromptu ’91 Pro-War Demonstration

By | January 15th, 2011|

From the January 1991 Norwich Guidon. The Pro-Desert Storm rally ended up with an informal march down to Colonel Timothy H. Donovan's house. He was the Commandant of Cadets at that time. Click the images to see larger versions. Read more comments regarding this post on Facebook. Sign up on [...]

How To Take Criticism

By | January 7th, 2011|

A few months ago I read historian Steven Pressfield's Gates of Fire and it knocked me on my ass. After reading the last page I closed the book, set it down on my desk, and wondered how a human being could have created such an awe-inspiring work of art. It's [...]