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Good times, and bad times… At places like this… Not so good in places like this… But I don’t regret it at all… I would do it over in a heartbeat. But I sure would have liked a quieter work … Continue reading

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Beta reading for another starving author… Go read the folks on the sidebar, or watch the libs/deep state melt down again as yet another plot to impeach Trump comes to nothing… … Continue reading

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Things kids today don’t know… And how many of us remember these??? I don’t think my mother EVER bought the Chinese one, but I’m pretty sure I had the other three… sigh… Brings back memories, including the heartburn suffered from … Continue reading

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You know you’re old if you have ever done this… Sigh… There are days I MISS being that kid, whose biggest worry was a date for the weekend, enough money to put six or seven gallons of leaded gas in … Continue reading

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And some more pics from the wayback machine, courtesy of one of my shipmates from back in the day… Diego Garcia and our ‘fine’ quarters on the beach… Better known as ‘Splinterville’… And a couple from Utapao. First was Pia’s … Continue reading

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One more on P-3s and I swear I’ll get off them… LOL This was done back in 2011, for the celebration of Naval aviation, one of a number of ‘throwback’ paint schemes. Now what makes this one interesting is that … Continue reading

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Bookends, so to speak… Both in P-3s. 1974 1991 BOTH were hot, one had humidity and typhoons, and one didn’t… And they were damn near half the world apart. But I wouldn’t trade my military career for anything. The shipmates, … Continue reading

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This is what a haboob looks like…. I’m not sure if this is Masirah or Jeddah. Note the blown dust/dirt in the foreground. You just hoped and prayed all the covers stayed in place, otherwise the airplane was hard down … Continue reading

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Back in the day pics… NAS Jacksonville, 1986 just prior to the balloon festival. In order, VP-5, 16, 24, 45, 49, 56, the operational squadrons out of JAX. Not pictured is VP-30, which was the RAG. And THIS is the … Continue reading

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An interesting article on shooting sixguns in competition(s) The increasingly popular shooting matches of the National Congress of Old West Shooters and the Single Action Shooting Society are perhaps more than a healthy sport. Old West-style shooting could be considered … Continue reading

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