BCS does it again…

BCS DECLARES GERMANY WINNER OF WORLD WAR II US Ranked 4thAfter determining the Big-12 championship game participants the BCS computers were put to work on other major contests and today the BCS declared Germany to be the winner of World … Continue reading

There are days…

Yawn… scratch…scratch…itch…scratch… Is it morning yet? What day is it??? I’ve lost track…Well, yesterday (and this morning) turned into a 20 hour day, I’m “sleeping” right now to go back in at midnight (actually I’m washing clothes since I’m wearing … Continue reading

Planes, trains and automobiles X2…

Or how I spent my Sunday… Okay… I’m officially NOT having fun…Up at zero dark 30 to head for the airport, oh %^&* the gate’s closed… Howinthehell do I get off this base now??? Finally find the open gate, haul … Continue reading

100 things Meme

H/T Earl and Julie It’s 0 dark 30 again and I’m wide awake again… sigh… In bold are the things I’ve done. 1. Started your own blog- You’re looking at it…2. Slept under the stars– By choice and NOT by … Continue reading

One of THOSE trips, part 2

Well, I finally got where I was supposed to be- That’s good. The bad- Only taxi left “said” he could get on base… $42 later, I’m hoofing it from the main gate to Billeting, dragging the bags… lovely… So I … Continue reading

It’s one of THOSE trips part 1…

Ever have one of THOSE days, weeks, months???That’s kinda how my trip is going so far… It’s been a real mix of the good and the bad, and I’m just waiting for the ugly to show up… sigh…Sunday- 6 hours … Continue reading

It is now closer to reality than you think…

You’re sound asleep when you hear a thump outside your bedroom door. Half-awake, and nearly paralyzed with fear, you hear muffled whispers. At least two people have broken into your house and are moving your way. With your heart pumping, … Continue reading

Six turning, four burning…

An interesting clip of a SAC recruiting video from the 1950’s. For those of us who started in recips, these were the big boys, Wright R-3350’s- 18 cylinders in two offset rows of 9 each, pulling 59.5 inches MAP and … Continue reading

More airplane stuff…

Since the last post on the fly-bys got a pretty good response, here are a couple of other interesting ones… Go HERE to see a flash movie about the SR-71 (also known as the Blackbird or Habu). A funny story … Continue reading

Home repairs…

You really need to stop by Bayou Renaissance Man and read THIS POST! He talks about the issues encountered with repairs after a fire and hurricane. This opened my eyes to some things I need to change with my finances, … Continue reading