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A View From Above: Army Colonel Ken Mintz on Afghanistan

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True letters, stories, and essays on important matters and nonsense. From work to words ... from the military to motherhood to mountains.
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True letters, stories, and essays on important matters and nonsense. From work to words ... from the military to motherhood to mountains.
treehouseletter.com

More places to listen

A View From Above: Army Colonel Ken Mintz on Afghanistan
A true, gritty account of the American Soldier and a child's role, in the longest war in U.S. history.  Visit treehouseletter.com to see photos.
26:47
November 8, 2019
You've tidied up your closet and your house. Why not tidy up your writing?
Thoughts on writing from Dreyer's English and Brandon Royal's Little Red Writing Book.  Get rid of useless words. How many drafts until finished?  Grammar Versus Style and the Big Three Nonrules
14:38
October 30, 2019
Murphy's Law and the Army Ten-Miler
Did you know that Murphy was in the Army? 
16:17
October 15, 2019
On Poetry and Mondegreens and Teenagers
Why memorize poetry and what's a mondegreen? 
11:19
October 10, 2019
The Making of a Myth or Legend - Stephen Siller
Do myths and legends shape the stories we tell? Hear Stephen's story and retrace the steps he took.  A 9-11 memorial.
10:29
October 3, 2019
For the Love of Milk
Sometimes a search for one thing leads to another. Like this Burl Ives folk tune: On a summer's day in the month of May, what was the burly bum singing of? 
18:03
September 24, 2019
A Case for the Personal Letter
In the Digital Age, do letters still matter? What about a dusty box of letters in the basement? 
12:35
September 16, 2019
Suicide and Suffering - Army Veteran and Secular Buddhist on the Four Noble Truths
September is Suicide Prevention Month. Hear a story and learn about the Four Noble Truths.
09:40
September 12, 2019
Whales, Migration, and Back-to-School
What can whales teach us about learning and mastery?
14:44
September 3, 2019
In These Walls
Unexpected summer visitors
10:17
August 25, 2019
Kili at 50 - Episode 3 -Summit Assault and Days 5 & 6
Hiking Kilimanjaro on the Machame Route in Six Days - learn about the final days and Kibo, the volcanic summit
15:59
August 12, 2019
Kili at 50 - Episode 2 - Jambo! Dreadlocks & Day 4
Episode 2 - Hiking Kilimanjaro in the Machame Route, Day 4
12:42
August 10, 2019
Kili at 50 - Episode 1 - Hiking Kilimanjaro on the Machame Route in Six Days
A middle aged account of Kili and more. First episode on Days 1 to 3 and the guides.
13:10
August 9, 2019
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