Which Rooster Market? Learning Arabic At The Defense Language Institute.

“Your DLAB score shows that you qualify for CAT IV languages,” said the First Class Petty Officer from behind her desk inside the quota manager’s office. “And we have seats available in all of the language classes that the Navy needs filled. What do you want?” This questioned was addressed to me of course. It … Continue reading Which Rooster Market? Learning Arabic At The Defense Language Institute.

Monterey: A Seaside Town With Fine Pubs and Epic Sandwiches.

Monterey is a nice, seaside town on the northern California coast. It has wonderful, temperate weather, interesting shops to visit, a world-renown aquarium, and British pubs nestled in the midst of historical buildings and night clubs. It was, however, the last place I expected to be accosted by a one-armed hobo who accepted credit cards. … Continue reading Monterey: A Seaside Town With Fine Pubs and Epic Sandwiches.