“Stand in the door!”

Beginnings and endings have been much upon my mind of late, though not in the maudlin way that one expects the stereotypical middle-aged guy to indulge in. With that in mind, this is something I’m beginning; a place to practice getting the thoughts out of my head and into the world. An exercise in writing discipline. A place to vent, to expound, to pontificate, and maybe once in a while speak a little wisdom.

The title, by the way, is the command given by the jumpmaster to the first person in line to exit the plane during parachute jump, at least in the US Army circa 1982-84. 

Greenlight’s lit. Time to go…