Saigon to the Mekong

Day 11 of #VALORVietnam is complete.  The once well oiled travel machine that is VALOR now more resembles the Vietnamese telecom system - a bundled and tatered mess, lacking in consistent access to much of anything (especially energy).  You could say we lost our #SWAG.  Any semblance of winter back home is replaced with air… Continue reading Saigon to the Mekong

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ABC’s of Florida:  Alligators, Beef, & Crackers (or citrus)

#ValortakesFL was the latest hashtag reference describing our most recent excursion.  This session landed us in sunny central Florida.  Here we were emersed in local agricultural, political, and ecological life.  A few things are well known about Florida; it's hot, it's humid, it's a popular desitination of the grey nomads, The Villages (key annoying jingle… Continue reading ABC’s of Florida:  Alligators, Beef, & Crackers (or citrus)


Leadership, A Committment Beyond What Most Can See

Our most recent VALOR excursion landed us in the Northern Neck region of Virginia. The Northern Neck is an area full of history, fertile soils, and plenty of water.  The roads are lined with historic markers, the homeplaces or many of the founding fathers of the United States, and historic homes of yesterday. It is… Continue reading Leadership, A Committment Beyond What Most Can See