TBT…

Who remembers… Playing pinball machines? They used to be in quite a few places… Or these… And which was which??? And speaking of cars, remember these??? A ‘bit’ tinny sounding, but did you really care? Or even watch the movie, … Continue reading

Debate… My take…

FWIW… To put it mildly, it went rodeo, early and often… Sigh… Biden called Trump a liar out of the box. Trump was basically debating Wallace rather than Biden. Trump: Why did the mayor of Moscow give your family $3.5M? … Continue reading

Snerk…

THE LAWS OF ULTIMATE REALITY & Law of Mechanical Repair  After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itch and you’ll have to pee. & Law of Gravity  Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the … Continue reading

Tales is almost ready!!!

The interior is completed, and we have a cover!!! Now comes the waiting for Amazon to do their thing, then get proof copies and check those line/line, page/page, and Tina to sign off on the cover meeting her standards for … Continue reading

It’s the ‘little things’…

18th century sailcraft… and attention to detail… There is a lanyard sewn into the edges of the sail, and another then sewn into the corner of the sail to hold the metal eye in place for the attached lanyard to … Continue reading

Snerk…

One to remember for Christmas… For those that HATE the Elf on the Shelf BS… And scare the hell out of the kids as an added benefit, if so desired… LOL And gotta love this Pub commercial out of Texas. … Continue reading

Logical fallacy…

Soooo, Newsome did the ‘deed’… California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed an executive order to ban gas-powered cars and trucks in California by 2035, a move he said would cut greenhouse gas emissions by more than a third. Full article, HERE. And … Continue reading

TBT…

Sonobuoys were the main way we tracked subs back in the day. I really hate to think how many TONS of those damn things I handled, one at a time, over the years… Weighing 15 to 39 lbs, we carried … Continue reading

Finally!!!

The Navy (and all services) are still paying the price for sequestration under Obama… It has been five years since the attack submarine Boise returned from its last patrol, and this whole time she has been waiting on some loving care and … Continue reading

An interesting perspective…

Ammo.com has a new post up that makes one think… While there are few perfect analogs to be found anywhere in world history, there are parallels between the contemporary domestic political situation in the United States and the period immediately … Continue reading