When you really get lonely for the sea

For all the old Sailors and Marines out there…A few suggestions on what to do when you really get lonely for the sea 1. Sleep on the shelf in your closet. Replace the closet door with a curtain. Six hours … Continue reading

More shootings… Where does it end

Yet another series of shootings has taken place in Las Vegas, the target, high school kids. My thoughts and prayers go out to those injured and the families of the dead and injured… Sadly, I can just see the gun … Continue reading

Arlington Wreath Project

Since this is December 7th, I can’t think of a better post to make thank this. USS Arizona, Dec 7, 1941 L.B Curtis, L.C. Curtis, RIP… … Continue reading

A Christmas Poem

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,My daughter beside me, angelic in rest. Outside the snow fell, a blanket of white,Transforming … Continue reading

Everett over at Island Voice has an excellent post up about congresscritters and what they are costing us now, and may cost us in the future. I am in complete agreement with Ev, but howthehell do we get term limits … Continue reading

Gotta love Southern Humor

This one is simply too good not to post… And here is some political humor (more or less) to go with it… ‘If you don’t read the newspaper you are uninformed; if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed.’ … Continue reading

Another one of THOSE weeks…

This is one of those weeks I shoulda taken vacation…sigh…Monday- Late in because I had to pick up a prescription that actually had a refill on it (gee what a novel concept). Get my ass chewed because I missed a … Continue reading

Interesting perspectives…

Well, I stirred up a can of worms at Thanksgiving lunch by accident… Let me set the stage here. There were probably 25-30 people present ranging in age from 12-89; of those three were in their 80’s (husband-WWII vet 101st … Continue reading

An Important Reminder

This from an article by Ralph Peters- Lawdog also had a post alluding to this from Michael Yon’s website… As Thanksgiving approaches, consider a vignette from Baghdad: As part of its campaign to eliminate Iraq’s Christian communities, alQaeda in 2004 … Continue reading

Firearms Refresher

1. An armed man is a citizen. An unarmed man is a subject. 2. A gun in the hand is better than a cop on the phone. 3 Colt: The original point and click interface. 4 Gun control is not … Continue reading