Monthly Archives: March 2018

On War

Carl von Clausewitz said “Everything in war is simple, but the simplest thing is difficult.” He was also describing the Department of Defense acquisition business and trying to get a time sheet filled out.

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Snow and Cardinals

A few pics from the past day or two.  The snow piled up on the branches just off the back stoop.  Also, a nice well-fed cardinal in the back enjoying the sun and singing the praises of the day. I’ve … Continue reading

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Sunrise on the Potomac

Beautiful sunrise on the Potomac River a week ago or so. This was taken from Leesylvania State Park looking across into Maryland, where the Naval Weapons Facility at Indian Head is located. I love getting out there early in the … Continue reading

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A Navy Life

A Navy Life. First salute as a commissioned officer went to Gunnery Sergeant Jim Washington, USMC, my Aviation Officer Candidate drill instructor on 22 Feb, 1985. I gave him a silver dollar. 25 years later, as I left Norfolk Naval … Continue reading

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Photo test

test of photo size

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Welcome Back, My Friends…

…to the show that sorta kinda ended a few years ago. Welcome to Instapinch Version 2.0! I wish I could say this iteration will be funnier and faster and slicker and neater with neon lights and lasers and sound effects … Continue reading

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On Deck, USS JOHN F KENNEDY

Looking aft as the deck gets ready for the next launch.

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