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A couple of  ‘torture’ implements for those old farts out there… Bonus points if you remember the shift pattern… LOL And something ‘some’ of us grew up with… And yes, it still works! Son-in-law uses it in the very small … Continue reading

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Busy doing stuff, so you get old stuff… Who remembers??? And how many remember playing with one of them on car trips? And rotary dials… or earlier… And what ‘odor’ do you associate with it??? 🙂 … Continue reading

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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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