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I wonder how many of the kids today could run our old radar system… Tubes, manually tuned ‘maggie’, old school stuff. No fancy joysticks or anything else… And a recce question… Where is this? Answer below the fold. … Continue reading

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A picture from back in the day… I was skinny and had hair even! This was 85/86, taken in Taromina, IT on an obvious day off… LOL   … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s the ‘little things’ that take you back… WSF had this pic on his blog yesterday, so I ‘borrowed’ it, since it reminded me of growing up when this was legal and the fact that we used to shoot … Continue reading

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Grumble… Went digging through drawers looking for one of the little Victorinox pocket knives, but it was nowhere to be found… But, I did find a few other things I ‘thought’ were somewhere else! And it’s full of .22s!!! And … Continue reading

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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… 🙂 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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