The Marines I have seen around the world have the cleanest bodies,the filthiest minds,the highest morale,and the lowest morals of any group of animals I have ever seen. Thank God for the United States Marine Corps.
A convo with one of my young'uns on alien life....
Her;do you think there are other intelligent life out there?
me;because nothing else makes any sense.looking at just the tiny portion of the universe we can see,there's Xillion times Xillion to the Xillion power of planets and stars out there.to believe we are the only intel life forms just defies logic.from a scientific standpoint its a matter of odds.froma creation…Continue
just turned,much older.........not a damned bit wiser....
It was,thankfully,quiet.Standing first watch,he scanned left to right and back into the dense,dark,jungle night.After two weeks "humping the bush" the squad was exhausted and could use a solid nights rest Frozen against the tree trunk, he saw a slight movement in the brush.Raising his weapon slowly to his right eye,he raised the "Starlight Scope" slowly to his left,all the while thinking it was another big cat looking for an easy meal.As the head slowly pushed thru the brush,his brain…Continue
Kind of a strange feeling.As a mechanic my whole life,I'm used to many times when a repair had portions that were done by feel,as in you can't see area your working on.Over the years with multiple finger and hand injuries i've had to re-adjust which hand and/or fingers to use due to loss of feeling and/or mobility.This latest damage to my right hand presents a new challenge though.Although the hand has healed,the middle and little fingers have no feeling and very little movement,and the…Continue
My ancient central A/C unit finally puked and was no longer worth me pullin apart and fixin again.A friend who owns a closed businees had a brand new a/c unit on the second story roof and if get it down i could have it free.So me and my daughter gathered up my chains,rope,come-along,etc,and went up on the roof.After wasting an hour or so trying to find something that would take the weight to hook up to,with no luck,i lost patience.I'm still,at 69, a pretty strong dude,so i said for her to…Continue