Wooohoo !   relaxed 3,500 words later, discounting the extra two or three thousands words I opted to leave out or became obsolete the more I wrote, I finally finished and submitted my RTX 2017 Guardian Appliction !!! boom  collision  boom Writing my responces to the questions posed in the application was such an extraordinary experience. I was filled with such deep passion, pride, and love for the amazing RT community I am so fortunate to be a part of, the entire time I was composing it! I hope that it was not too long or winded and the application review team enjoys it thouroughly. Here's to hoping I make the cut !  beers