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Archive for January 11th, 2012

If Your New Year’s Resolution Contains Anything about Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking – THEN SPEAK IN FRONT OF PEOPLE!

People like myself who join Navy ROTC halfway through our college years enter a six-weeks long indoctrination program called the Naval Science Institute in Newport, Rhode Island.  Included in the program is the study of Naval warfare, learning basic military protocols and of course, physical training – PT for short.  Our days began with PT on a grassy knoll along the waterfront.  Nice.

Not so nice was that we shared the grassy knoll with hundreds Canadian geese.  The geese didn’t just use the grassy knoll as a hangout.  They used it for what we in the Navy call a head.  You civilians call it a bathroom.

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