Monthly Archives: February 2008

Weltanschauung Friends in the News

     Weltanschauung friend Bonnie is in the Chicago media for her work helping raise funds to build a Fisher House there (one near the Hines VA Hospital and later another in northern Chicago)! Congratulations, and thank you very much for supporting Fisher Houses.  … Continue reading

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The New York Enquirer

     This may be the only thing I’ve ever read or heard from Michael Kinsley that was worth repeating.  This was hilarious!      What’s fun is that I now get to find the Times’ most egregious errors, publish only their failures, … Continue reading

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Trojan Lead

     If it’s not one problem for American consumers who purchase Chinese products, it’s another.       Anyone who likes these new digital photo frames as much as I do, take heed!      Are any of the companies that make these … Continue reading

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Last Week in Defense

     There were a couple of fairly big stories in the DoD in the past week.  I’ll consolidate them briefly here.      We lost an Eagle bro this week; one pilot survived, two F-15C aircraft destroyed in an apparent mid-air collision.            … Continue reading

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AFA Article About Aging Aircraft

     The Air Force Association put out an interesting article relating the age of various USAF airframes to popular culture historical events.  It’s kind of a twist on that e-mail that one university puts out each year to the … Continue reading

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Back to the Frontier

     I’m now "Downrange" again.  I’ll make a preliminary effort to post whatever I can, but I can’t promise anything.       All I can say for now is that where I am, it’s hot. 

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An Illegal Immigration Analogy

     Let’s say there’s a street out there in Hypothetica.  On that street is a relatively nice big house with a couple spare rooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and a five-car garage.  It’s a beachfront house with a yard that stretches from … Continue reading

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Blue Sky Hawaii

     I’m blogging from Waikiki beach again.  I’m here for a short TDY to Hickam AFB to see the folks at PACAF.  You know, the sky in Hawaii just seems to be a slightly different shade of blue than anywhere … Continue reading

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February “RAP-up”

     Today was a superb day! Scrappy, Pitch, Scooter, and I were going to double-turn ACM sorties.  The original plan was to try to play "ACM Baseball," with Scrappy and Pitch "batting" first sortie and Scooter and I "batting" second.  … Continue reading

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Tuesday Two-fer

     Today Drago, Motor, Sox, and I flew a pit-and-go pair of ACM sorties.  Drago and Boat flew Blue first sortie, Sox and I flew Blue on the second.  We had a great time on both sides (so to say).  … Continue reading

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