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You’ve got to be really old to remember these… My grandmother used both of them when I was little… And then there is the absurdity captured in this modern picture… Sigh… how far we’ve fallen… … Continue reading

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A long way from anywhere… Turning final back in the day… Many hours butt in these two seats… And one of our old hangouts in Olongapo! Hard to believe that was 45 years ago… sigh… … Continue reading

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Who remembers… I can remember this as a little kid in the mid 50s, going to Woolworth’s was a once every couple of months thing. I was allowed to get either a grilled cheese sandwich or meatloaf and cornbread sticks. … Continue reading

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Who remembers… Standing in line to use the ONE working payphone at school? And everybody listening to your phone call? Or when Cracker Jacks had real prizes? When your grocery store ‘chain’ was either Piggly Wiggly or the A&P? And … Continue reading

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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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What they saw… What we saw… And what happened next… *Not my pictures, from an online ASW group… Those were fun days at the ‘office’… Sadly there aren’t many subs that want to play anymore… … Continue reading

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Black and White… You could hardly see for all the snow, spread the rabbit ears as far as they go. ‘Good night, David. Good night, Chet.’ My Mom used to cut chicken, chop eggs and spread mayo on the same … Continue reading

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Some days on deployment were better than others… Kef 83… That was an ‘interesting’ deployment… 🙂 … Continue reading

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Plan on paying 10x or more for the SAME guns today… Depending on the next week(s), you might want to look around and see what is available… I do have an old Colt Woodsman in the safe, and it’s a … Continue reading

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Sigh… digging through pictures and found this. May of 68, according to the note on the back. I miss that GTO, 389 tri-power, 4spd M-21 tranny, no power, no air. Gold with a black vinyl top and black vinyl interior. … Continue reading

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