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Operation DESERT SHIELD commenced after Saddam Hussein’s Iraq invaded Kuwait. The U.S. suffered a relatively brief economic recession. I earned my Private Pilot certificate. My grades were substantially better throughout 1990; however I was still only managing average grades in … Continue reading
As you may recall from a previous entry, I’ve been promising myself I’d get my old Pentium 4 up and running again with a Linux operating system. I had loaded Kubuntu 8.10 (I think) onto a new hard drive that … Continue reading
I’ve lived almost all of my life in the age of the personal computer (PC). None of the devices I’ve ever purchased were Apple products. I cut my teeth on my friends’ Atari 800XLs and Commodore 64s when I wasn’t using … Continue reading
It’s not an F-16, but it’s nice to be able to get airborne again once in awhile.
I’m the type of guy who doesn’t shy away from wildlife, no matter how wild the life. If a trail at a national park says to "Beware of mountain lions," it’s a pretty safe bet that you’ll find me … Continue reading
Some guy built a 21′ replica of an X-Wing. Good on him! Too bad this looks like it’s just an oversized Estes model rocket. When someone builds an actual X-Wing, let me know. I know of a … Continue reading
If you happen to be in the Pacific NW in late Oct/early Nov and like to write on the Internet, Anwyn‘ll be hosting a Blogofogorama in a couple weeks. I hear the main topic will be Saint Peters’ historic … Continue reading
For all you aviation enthusiasts out there: MiGFlug Flug is flight in German.
Holy Silmarillion, Batman! A fellow Tolkien buff, and with a blog! And she made LGF and Patterico before I did (not to mention HoyStory).