HOO-YAH! is one of those terms we use in the Navy to express enthusiasm, dissatisfaction, or other strong emotion. One of a sailor’s, especially a snipe’s many pursuits in his off hours involve trying to interact with the fairer sex. I have finally landed a date. I met a Chinese girl that works here. We managed to converse for about three hours on the phone. We are going on a date this weekend. Now for a word about stereotypes. I strongly believe that every person on this earth harbors a stereotype or two about other ethnicities. The polite among us try not to use stereotypes we have been taught by ignorant others. I say this because in our conversation, she mentioned eating dog, and that cooking rice was her first cooking lesson. Personally, I would try eating dog. Just not my own. He’s too much like a son.