Category Archives: 2017 NOVA Conference

JACK THE CAT–PERMANENT AND TOTAL

This story is our first day of the drive to San Antonio, TX for the Spring NOVA conference. We overnighted at the Fairfield Inn in Redding,  California. I’m not advertising Marriott Rewards™ but they have the cat’s pajamas on their … Continue reading

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CAVC– THE GUY IN THE RED BOW TIE AT SPRING NOVA ’17

Perhaps you have been touched by CAVC Chief Judge Robert N. Davis in your dealings with the VA. Boy howdy have I. Up until the 22nd of April, I didn’t realize it was he who had such a profound effect on Katrina … Continue reading

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BACK IN THE SADDLE AGAIN-HADIT RADIO SHOW

I arrived home with a rip-snorting killer cold but avoided doing the Typhoid Mary syndrome in San Antonio at the conference. We’ll talk all about that Thursday afternoon at 1600 Hrs Left Coast Liberal Local time or 1900 for those … Continue reading

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NOVA-LET THE GAMES BEGIN

Hooooo doggies. There’s nothing more fun than learning about VA law unless it’s stopping in Nevada on the way and winning a lot of money. Driving long distances (in this case 3,000 miles one-way) allows you to see America at … Continue reading

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ILP-MEANS TEST FOR GREENHOUSE?

Yesterday morning, a Saturday, I was greeted by an email from my Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (VRC) assigned to me regarding my ILPs (plural). Remember, VR&E asshats will try desperately to convince us that we are entitled to one (1) ILP … Continue reading

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NOVA–SPRING MUSINGS FOR SAN ANTONIO

NOVA, the National Organization of Veterans Advocates, holds its annual spring conferences out west here. Cowboy hats are optional. This being the third I will be attending, it dawned on me why it’s almost tantamount to an annual Hajj to … Continue reading

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