A little humor…

Jewish modestyA Catholic, a Protestant, a Muslim and a Jew were in a discussion after a dinner. Catholic: “I have a large fortune….I am going to buy Citibank!” Protestant: “I am very wealthy and will buy General Motors!” Muslim: “I … Continue reading

50 Years ago…

Continuing in the Marine theme…50 years ago today (at least on the West side of the Dateline it’s today), Major John Glenn, USMC circled the world aboard Friendship 7 as the third launch in the Mercury Program… Launch:February 20, 1962. … Continue reading

Those Goddamn Marines…

Another one from the Mil-email chain… And this one goes out to Heath and all those others who are current and former Marines… Although this was written back in 2003, it holds true even today 🙂 Written by a Marine … Continue reading

Random Stuff…

Being on the road is just ‘such’ fun…At least I got a one car upgrade… Or maybe I should say one squirrel upgrade, now I’ve got two, but I think they’re pissed at each other.  I swear, this car won’t … Continue reading

A Tribute…

Got this one from a Retired Coastie Chief, and it’s well worth watching! This is for all those crazy bastards that jump out of helos to rescue folks… And you can go HERE and read the Coast Guard losses… They … Continue reading

Pathological Science and the Brady Bunch (and all their predecessors)…

This will be a bit of an unusual post, in that it is a collaborative post with LabRat over at Atomic Nerds.  I’m doing the framing and set up, and she is going to ‘finish’ the story… So here goes… … Continue reading

Random Travel #439…

For those who’ve never had the ‘pleasure’ of Japan…Pretty food, right? Only problem is the ‘way’ it’s served…What is done is that ALL the plates are laid out before the mess is opened for folks to eat, so the spaghetti … Continue reading

Light Blogging…

 Light blogging and light commenting for the next couple of weeks, on the road again…I’ll put up what I can, when I can. Good folks on the sidebar, please enjoy their writing! … Continue reading

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Lord Woodhouselee Quote…

And another one from the Mil-email channels…A friend sent this to me. Interesting what you discover when you take the time to read about the past and contemplate our history…  Oh that’s right we don’t need to read ’cause big … Continue reading

The National Anthem…

From the Mil-email that came over the transom last night… “So, with all the kindness I can muster, I give this one piece of advice to the next pop star who is asked to sing the national anthem at a … Continue reading