Monthly Archives: June 2010

Time to Pack It Up in Afghanistan ???

The recent sacking last week of General Stanley McChrystal by “Commander in Chief” (yeah, right) Barack Hussein Obama for the General’s admittedly boneheaded comments to a Rolling Stone reporter got me to thinking….   how long will it take us (America) … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day !

For all you dads out there…  think you’re a good father??  Me too, until I read this.  This is a story I stumbled across, posted on one of the milblogs I frequent.  This guy has to be the ultimate Iron … Continue reading

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Lonesome Dove Reprise

Larry McMurtry has always been one of my favorite authors, and Lonesome Dove is one of his finest works.  Part of a trilogy that also includes “Comanche Moon” and “Streets of Laredo”,  it is the story of two crusty Texas … Continue reading

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Fasten those seatbelts!

No, my brand new blog is not about flying, even though I was a hot air balloon pilot, instructor and builder in my younger years. No, it’s more about things that I find uplifting, things that soar.  Actually, I have … Continue reading

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Milblogs…

One of the things I hope to do here is call attention to the “best of the best” (IMHO).  Whether it be great books, great websites, or great people, I will try to spotlight the “QUALITY”.  I’ll let Matt Drudge … Continue reading

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