Monthly Archives: September 2011

THE CZECH ADVENTURE – CHAPTER 3


August 11th is brighter than the 10th.  The day is dedicated to bumming around Prague.  There are a few indispensable places to visit, otherwise the plan is simply to enjoy ourselves and to drink in the atmosphere. We’re up comparatively … Continue reading

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CITY OF DUST – THE WAY THINGS ONCE WERE


This is an absolutely cool website that documents old places – some still active, some abandoned.

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EDUCATIONISM IN VIRGINIA BEACH…


Nary a word about learning or, heaven forbid, teaching…

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YOUR RETIREMENT MONEY REDISTRIBUTED


I have been thinking about a couple of progressive concepts that the Obama regime is likely to employ as a temporary way to feed its spending addiction.  (I say “temporary” because the Obama regime, like other “progressive” regimes, has no … Continue reading

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SMOKE ‘EM IF YOU GOT ‘EM


The dark side of doggie addiction.  Jasper can “smoke” this entire thing in two hours or less.  It’s an expensive habit.

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AH, WONDERFUL MEMORIES!


I snapped this picture of USS CANISTEO (AO-99) refueling USS NIMITZ (CVN-68) in 1978.  (I know, I know, NIMITZ is a nuke, but you still need JP-5 for the planes and diesel for the boats.)

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A DOG AND HIS SHARK


What would Jasper’s life be without his pet shark?  Almost too horrible to contemplate…

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DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE – A RUSSIAN VESSEL


From the Czech online news site iDNES… No, no one was drinking aboard the Delta III ballistic missile submarine (a.k.a. SSBN, a.k.a. boomer) Svyatoy Georgi Pobedonosec (Saint George the Victorious).  At least I hope so.  But that wasn’t the case … Continue reading

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OPEN LETTER TO SHEPARD SMITH


Dear Mr. Smith: I just heard, on Studio B, your discussion of the impending reentry of a satellite.  Now, I have no trouble with you poking fun at governmental institutions, including The Obama Office for Islamic Outreach NASA; they need … Continue reading

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THE “TERRIBLE CHEWS”


Looks like Jasper is still in the middle of this parental patience-intensive phase of his life…

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