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An Aviation Roll on the Random Thought Table

While rereading Shattered Sword: The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway, this random thought popped into my head: Given the US Navy’s aircraft designation system in place prior to 1962, it’s fortunate that the Navy didn’t procure a plane … Continue reading

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A New Twist on War Stories

For those of us who have spent time in or around the military, there’s a common joke. The only difference between a fairy tale, a sea story and a war story is how they begin: A fairy tale begins with … Continue reading

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Three Simple Words

As I reflect upon the 13th anniversary of the first major attack on CONUS soil by a foreign entity since the War of 1812 (I don’t include Japanese fire balloons during World War II as “major”), I affirm that the … Continue reading

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I Am Going to Hell, Reason 17,096

A coworker commented on the following Facebook status of someone he apparently knows: Sniff* my kitty cat died 😦 My initial thought was along the lines of “it took you until your cat started to decay before you noticed it … Continue reading

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Yet More Confusion

Not on my part, though. Someone from India came to my blog by using the following search: how to create facebook accounts using spamsalad Like 1984 and Atlas Shrugged, my “Spam Salad” post is a cautionary tale, not a how-to … Continue reading

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Spam Salad

Not to be confused with SPAM® salad, this message, supposedly a response to “Eliminate Deadly Arms NOW!,” was flagged by Akismet (links removed): Agreed, inspect it twice and I agree with you on five points. Also as for your audio … Continue reading

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Speaking of Deadly Arms…

Jamie Moyer, the only major-league baseball player who’s older than I am, has earned the number-two spot in the Colorado Rockies’ rotation.

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