Darrius Dickerson

(Former) Grunt that’s been stuck in traffic for the past 15 years, it seems; from DC to Seattle & Iraq, to back in The District. I love my Little Monster more than life itself. Born Day: 4/20.

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The Desert's for Startin' Over
a month ago
I finally cheated on my diet. After about a month and a half of vigorously avoiding meat, the inevitable happened. Sadly, it wasn’t even something sexy, like most of us “Broccoli Heads” cheat with. In...
Getting Lost...
a month ago
I’m not sure whether it was the mini-movie marathon, the introspective sounds of the late, great Fela Kuti, or a combination of the two, but I recently realized that I had suppressed some memories fro...
Iraqi Coffee
3 months ago
I often joked after my 12 months “In Country” that I was on the brink of diabetes, after a few months of back to back meetings with the Iraqi Army (IA), and IP’s. Fortunately, that was not the case; d...
“When the Smoke Starts to Clear...”
3 months ago
Mission Critical SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) for besties (mejores amigos/amgias)- Code blue/Código Azul: Los amigos (o amigas). Friendship sustaining activities/chats. Ex. include: Lunch/coffe...