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Sailors… Sadly, still true today… LOL And speaking of sailors, how many of you remember running these… If you did any time in a holding pool, you probably got really good with them… LOL   … Continue reading

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Opposites… In more ways than one… Shemya AK, north Pacific ocean. Colder than… You know what… Saw minus 30 on a ‘good’ day when we went in there for gas. Misirah, Oman, Indian Ocean. Hotter than blue blazes most of … Continue reading

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This one goes back a LONG time… There is a strong possibility the gent in the white hat, left background is my maternal grandfather, James Clark. I ran across this picture while doing some research. At least 26 people were … Continue reading

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Really OLD school… How many of you have ever used one? Wood with a brass scrub board. More below the fold… … Continue reading

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The fifties weren’t all fun and games, but they were our childhood… I’d REALLY love to have one of those chemistry sets… They had GOOD stuff in them! What we are seeing today isn’t fun and games either, but please … Continue reading

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A little humor today, all things considered… šŸ™‚ My mother NEVER let ours get that bad, but I remember having to take towels and run them through the mangler then throw them over the line to dry for a bit… … Continue reading

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I can’t help but wonder how the folks that own this little restaurant in Sicily are doing… Bouganstia, up in Motta, Sicily. First walked in there 26 years ago. The old man who ran it spoke NO English! He called … Continue reading

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Dammit… Harvard University’s student newspaper published theĀ survey resultsĀ on Tuesday of nearly 500 members of the faculty. Of those who responded, 38% identified as “very liberal” while 41% identified as “liberal.” Another 19% said they were “moderate,” and only 1.5% of … Continue reading

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My crew coming back from a successful ASW mission against the bad guys back in the day. We flew the flag when we had done what we were supposed to, and it usually pissed the Skipper off… I got ‘counselled’ … Continue reading

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Do you remember??? Playing pickup baseball games in the summer without adults anywhere around? Record players… and the little inserts you had to put in the 33 and 45 records? And how many of us had one of these play … Continue reading

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