And now…

Back to reality. Fun time is over, the symposium is done, and heading home. But it was great to see old friends and see the kids who are now shouldering the burden. Hats off to them! And prayers that they … Continue reading

Fun times…

We had our heritage dinner last night… With a bit over 300 folks attending… One of the most arresting speakers was a young twenty something Afghani woman who escaped from Afghanistan in the airlift last year. She one of over … Continue reading

Out of pocket…

Spending a few days down in Florida… It’s a chance to catch up with old shipmates, get some briefs from the current folks, and find out what is happening within the community. Due to some of the ‘get togethers’, there … Continue reading

15 years…

And y’all are STILL reading my brain drippings??? Y’all just ain’t right! 🙂 A throwback- My first post… I’m new to this whole arena, but thought I’d give it a try. I guess I fall in the “silent majority” as … Continue reading

Words to think about…

For some of us, Ayn Rand was required reading in college… a compelling excerpt. The Only Path To Tomorrow Ayn Rand Reader’s Digest, January 1944, pp. 88-90 The greatest threat to mankind and civilization is the spread of the totalitarian philosophy. … Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day!!!

Those of you whose Mothers are still alive; call ’em, visit ’em, take ’em to dinner! Do something good for them!!! The history- The origins of Mother’s Day are attributed to different people. Many believe that two women, Julia Ward … Continue reading

Grrrr…

I’mm The score is Lions one Christians nothing… i’m losing the battle with technology, problems with the Internet so you’re not going to get much in the way of a post this morning. So you could old tech! This is … Continue reading

WTH???

Since when…grrr… Frikkin’ bragging to the news about GIVING INTEL TO UKRAINE? The US has secretly been giving Ukraine real-time battlefield intelligence that directly helped its military kill Russian generals, according to a report — drawing an angry response Thursday … Continue reading

TBT…

Only the Navy… Can take a sophisticated game and turn it into a raucous rule bending game played all over the Navy… Welcome to Acey Ducey! This is a picture of an old WESTPAC board, probably from a Chief’s Mess … Continue reading

Yes…

In answer to an email I received… There was a No s**t there I was panel in the bar… With a rolling cast of characters even! And I apparently even managed to impress Sarah Hoyt, LOL! Someone btw put Jim … Continue reading