Monthly Archives: February 2021

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The Rise of the Head Nod

As with so many things this past year, social interactions on the walking paths near me have changed due to COVID-19. With masks required in the presence of others, smiling in greeting at a fellow walker or cyclist is out. Many of us have masks, sunglasses, and some type of hat. It’s impossible to tell […]

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Research books and notebook

Spycraft

My current research revolves around the art of espionage. On the practical, and dry, side is How to Become a Spy: The World War II SOE Training Manual. This was the syllabus from the British Special Training Schools of the Special Operations Executive from 1943. It’s in outline format, so doesn’t have a lot of explanation. […]

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The Kickass Women of the Mandalorian

When I first started watching the Star Wars series The Mandalorian, all I knew was that the main character was a male bounty hunter who ends up caring for a child. I wasn’t expecting so many kickass women. But The Mandalorian is chock full of strong women who can take care of business. Below is a […]

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