Random thoughts…

My parents were born in 1896 and 1909. They were 16 and 3 when the Titanic sank. When they were 18 and 5 World War I began. My dad was in the Army in WWI. When it ended in 1918, … Continue reading

Something to see!!!

This only occurs once every 800 years… And tonight is it! Tonight the ‘Christmas Star’ will be visible! From Space.com Time and again Usually when Jupiter and Saturn line up they are separated by about one degree, or twice the … Continue reading


Interesting premise here… There are a number of advantages to investing in collectible weapons that will appeal both to those who love weapons and those who keep an eye on their money. Indeed, this is a popular investment category for people who … Continue reading


Thanks to Scott Tackett at 3 Ravens, The Grey Man- Vignettes is now on Audible! HERE is the link, and you can listen to a snippet if you want. Depending on how this one goes, we’ll do the others in … Continue reading

Points to ponder…

“The only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets.” – Al McGuire “The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” – Albert Einstein “War is God’s way of teaching Americans geography.” – Ambrose … Continue reading


Ah, the ‘odd’ things one finds in the bottom of the old Nav bag… This was a cheat sheet (as they were called) for frequencies that got regularly used back in the day. The Navy primarily used UHF radios for … Continue reading

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Thank you!!!

Many, many thanks to those who bought April Fool! Right at 300 sales in two weeks is, for me, amazing! I had to wait three MONTHS for my first book to sell that many! And the reviews have been fantastic! … Continue reading

Western snippet…

Well, I have a title. It’s going to be the Bell Chronicles- Showdown on the River. Comments/recommendations appreciated as always. Chapter Rio, Monte, Fat Jack, Long Tom, Arapaho Joe, Isom Grissom, and Pronto, dressed in buckskins or worn clothes had … Continue reading

One to think about…

This one has been around a while, but it still hits home… The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light,  I gazed round the room and I cherished the sight.   My wife was asleep, her head on my chest, … Continue reading

I’ve been good…

Honest!!! I wants my treat!!! Not really sure ‘who’ this applies to more, the doggies or the kids… 🙂 Apparently it took PP a ‘while’ to get the picture, between all the movement of the kids, dogs, expressions, etc… LOL … Continue reading