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Sometimes chains are a ‘good’ thing… This plane captain is waiting for his bird to be spotted on the flight deck so he can chain it down. The ONLY times a bird isn’t chained down on the deck or in … Continue reading

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Sorry about that- Scheduler didn’t schedule… sigh Abbott and Costello are famous for ‘Who’s on First’, and some wag ‘updated’ it for explaining unemployment numbers… Understanding Democrat’s Economics by Abbott and Costello (Who’s on First fame)… COSTELLO :  I want … Continue reading

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Today’s throwback is from the early 60s, although it wasn’t admitted to until years later… Yes, Britain DID nuke the US not once, but twice… Simulated of course… But that had to be embarrassing as hell for the brass… Especially … Continue reading

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Back in the day, we had to maintain qualifications to not only fly as crew on the P-3s, but the entire crew wanted to be ‘Alpha’ status crew… This was my crew hat from 1976-77 deployment to Misawa, JA. You … Continue reading

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Soooo, PP and family are going camping, and I ran across these… Family campers 1910 version… 1918 version… 1924 version… Probably the first ‘motorhome’… Today??? YMMV, and everybody makes their ‘own’ choices… 🙂 … Continue reading

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How we spent Sunday nights… 60 years ago! The Ed Sullivan Show! LONG before MTV, VH-1, or any of those copycats… For most of us, it was the first time we’d actually ‘seen’ any of the bands actually sing, unless … Continue reading

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Kinda, sorta… Author unknown on this one, but pretty much how I feel anymore… I grew up and spent most of my life basing my interactions with people on their character, NOT their color or beliefs. In the military all … Continue reading

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We’re coming up on Memorial Day, and I found that quite a few folks didn’t know this about coins on headstones (specifically military headstones)… The tradition of leaving coins on the headstones of military men and women can be traced … Continue reading

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Words… That you don’t hear anymore… I came across this phrase yesterday ‘FENDER SKIRTS.’ A term I haven’t heard in a long time, and thinking about ‘fender skirts’ started me thinking about other words that quietly disappear from our language … Continue reading

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