Okaaayyyyy… We made it through yet another Christmas…Contrary to Larry the Cable Guy, ‘most’ of the greetings I heard this year were Merry Christmas, not Happy Holidays; maybe, just maybe, the PC police lost this one… There is nothing like … Continue reading

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all! Please take a moment today to remember those who are far from home defending our freedom. Rest easy, sleep well my brothers. Know the line has held, your job is done. Rest easy, sleep well. Others … Continue reading

Merry Christmas or PC Greeting- Your choice

Greeting A: Please accept with no obligation, implied or implicit, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low-stress, non-addictive, gender-neutral celebration of the winter solstice holiday, practiced within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your … Continue reading


Been there, done that . . . . And I have multiple copies of my “Certificate of Completion” to prove it . . . . Mine was Jan 1972.This was posted recently on a “Fighter Pilot” board. It will be … Continue reading

A new Perspectives is up

For those who enjoyed the last Perspectives, a new one is up at Law Dog Files, Ambulance Driver, and Babs. Bring Kleenex…These folks give you a perspective that not many know of, or ever see on the inter-relationships of their … Continue reading

I feel better now…

A couple of us decided to get out an do something to relieve the stress and frustration, so we loaded up and away we went.It was time to go shoot something…Of course it is a ‘little’ chilly up here, 38 … Continue reading

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