TBT…

57 years… And in a couple of months, the last active duty P-3 squadron will transition, ended an era. The reserve squadrons will keep flying them for a couple of more years, but sunset is here… When I first got … Continue reading

Book Promo…

Peter Grant has a new book out! Taghri’s Prize. The blurb- Taghri has left the Sultan’s army to seek his fortune – and he seizes opportunity when it knocks. In the confusion of a pirate raid on a trading caravan, … Continue reading

Sigh…

Yesterday was Monday, ALL (*&(&# day… Friends were passing through from out of town, so we wanted to take them to lunch at our favorite BBQ place.  Except it was closed… Alternatives? Hey, good Mexican. Sure, sounds good… So, off … Continue reading

News for disabled veterans…

While not great, consider this a PSA for those who are disabled and on a very limited income. Some veterans and family members don’t know that all non-reimbursed medical costs are deductible in calculating their income. For veterans who served … Continue reading

Kilroy…

He is engraved in stone in the National War Memorial in Washington, DC- back in a small alcove where very few people have seen it. (I actually have, it was pointed out to me at the military opening.) For the … Continue reading

Busy writing…

So you get humor… Useful Aviation Terms AIRSPEED – Speed of an airplane. (Deduct 25% when listening to a retired fighter pilot.) BANK – The folks who hold the lien on most pilots’ cars. CARBURETOR ICING – A phenomenon reported … Continue reading

Bits and pieces…

First up, a heads up from one of my readers about the International Birddog Association meeting next year- Calling all FACs, Ravens and Cat Killers…I want to say the International Bird Dog Association (IBDA) will make 2020 the biggest Birddog … Continue reading

Bread and circuses…

Again… Alternately, deja vu all over again… That’s six hours of my life I’ll never get back. Three hours of BS, bluster, and obfuscation yesterday morning on yet ANOTHER replay of the Mueller report, this time starring Mueller himself in … Continue reading

With malice aforethought…

There is apparently a concerted effort going on to delete certain conservative authors from Wiki. This has all blown up in the past few days, and it is interesting how commenters who made comments on both the wiki Article for … Continue reading

Dayum!!!

Interesting testimony… A precursor of what will happen next year??? … Continue reading