Archive for March 2013

Warrior Connection - 03/31/13

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Denise Nichols and  I gave an update on recent congressional hearings and findings, recent medical findings, changes in VA leadership, and new IOM reports regarding the health and environmental effects of military operations.

Warrior Connection - 03/24/13

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Warrior Connection - 03/17/13

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Warrior Connection was a discussion with two published authors who both read excerpts from one of their published books.

Sarah Wisseman is a professional archaeologist at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. All of her books are available on as both trade paperback and as an ebook. Her new book " The Virtual Mummy " about real work on the UIUC Spurlock Museum mummy has just been published by the University of Illinois Press.

Bound for Eternity (Create Space)

The Dead Sea Codex (Mundania Press)

The Fall of Augustus (Wings ePress)

The House of the Sphinx (Hilliard and Harris)

The Bootlegger's Nephew (most recent, historical. Hilliard and Harris)


Kristine J. Trudeau: author and publisher. Kris is an advocate and prime example of how writing can help us through life's troubles and promote healing. Kris suggested checking out as you begin your journey of writing. She read an excerpt from her book: The Doll.

THE GLASS HEART Published: 2012

Available through:, your local bookstore, and the author.

About the book: THE GLASS HEART is the second book in the Bloodline Trilogy continuing the story of the generational curse upon the Alaxander family. Finding more of the Alaxander bloodline in Illinois, Callie and Darren Makabe come to realize that the curse is far-reaching and the evil entity Zorak isn't the only thing bent on their destruction. The newlyweds decide to return to the Alaxander glass house to discover what has become of Callie's brother, Mason Alaxander, and their cousin Junior Bagwell; and while they are there, have their showdown with Zorak - to end the curse once and for all. Unknown to the family Alaxander, there are people and forces at work - good and evil - that will change their lives forever.

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Warrior Connection - 03/10/13

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Warrior Connection - 03/03/13

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013