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Two different things today, one is an ‘old school’ airplane that showed up at a small field near Dallas yesterday… It’s got the correct paint scheme, and it’s a converted D-18. These were used extensively in SEA by Air America. … Continue reading

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Back in the day… We had crew hats that were done in theater… Japan, 1976-77   But the real reason for this is a picture one of my shipmates sent me, asking, “Remember this?” The ubiquitous electric skillet… Every crew … Continue reading

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Sigh, I like my shipmates… I really do… But some people… One of the guys in one of my squadrons took a pic of his fish tank… And posted it in one of the FB forums I’m on. And the … Continue reading

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Sigh… Getting old sucks… Last weekend I went to a friend’s daughter’s HS graduation. And that reminded me next year is my FIFTIETH reunion… Some things don’t change… Well, the prices do, but they’re still open… Others… Well, they’ve come … Continue reading

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Ummm… Houston, we have a problem… This… THIS is why you should use an actual calculator, or even better, a slipstick to do math, if you don’t have pencil and paper handy… … Continue reading

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From out of the past… Nuff said… h/t JP … Continue reading

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Random shots from over the years… Cubi Point- 1974 Kuwait City- 2005ish… The Tree of Life– Bahrain 2008ish The infamous blog meet gun pic… Yes, this IS the original picture! Favorite little Italian Restaurant in Motta, IT Big airplane, little … Continue reading

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Many moons ago, we spent a ‘lot’ of time on the road, doing various things for the Navy… This was our theme song. All I’m gonna say it was an ‘interesting’ time… I’m off to LTUE, a writing conference in … Continue reading

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Is it just me???

Or has anybody else noticed a slow down in the Intarwebz? All day yesterday, both at work and at home, web pages were slow to load, comments were taking 30-45 seconds to post, and I was getting timeouts on some … Continue reading

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Back in the day… We were operating out of Diego Garcia, down in the Indian Ocean as part of the ‘Circuit’ as it was known, and the ENTERPRISE and her escorts showed up down there. We were tasked with a … Continue reading

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