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Remember when… It took three minutes for the TV to warm up. Nobody owned a purebred dog. When a quarter was a decent allowance, and made with real Silver! You’d reach into a muddy gutter for a penny. Made with … Continue reading

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Sigh… Granted the minimum wage was $1.25/hr, but I swear it went a LOT further back then… That was six gallons of gas, compared to the $15/hr vs. $4/gal today. A Woolworth menu, supposedly from the late 50s/early 60s… And … Continue reading

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Sneaky sailors… LOL The passenger steamer SS Warrimoo was quietly knifing its way through the waters of the mid-Pacific on its way from Vancouver to Australia. The navigator had just finished working out a star fix and brought the master, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Growing Older- By folks with a way with words… “To get back to my youth I would do anything in the world, except exercise, get up early, or be respectable.” – Oscar Wilde “The older we get, the … Continue reading

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Back in the day, the P-3s had a fairly wide range of operating locations… I had the ‘pleasure’ of visit all of these at one time or another over the years. Pleasure…yeah, right… And I got a question in an … Continue reading

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Only the Navy… Can take a sophisticated game and turn it into a raucous rule bending game played all over the Navy… Welcome to Acey Ducey! This is a picture of an old WESTPAC board, probably from a Chief’s Mess … Continue reading

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Back in the day, I was stationed at NAS Moffett Field in California. I went through training in VP-31, then headquartered in Hangar 1 there. Originally built to house the USS Macon, it is HUGE! 600 yards long, over 200 … Continue reading

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You know you’re old if you recognize these… And half the time you just left the key in the ignition… You won’t ever see this product again, it’s been judged too dangerous! Ours was the green version of the table … Continue reading

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Lots of folks talk about how a cell phone now has EVERY capability from the old Radio Shack ads, including a pretty decent camera. But the old school cameras did work pretty well for their technology and the time period. … Continue reading

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Reaching WAY back this time… For you youngsters, the answers are below the fold. 🙂 … Continue reading

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