Monthly Archives: May 2006

Bump in the Night

Somewhere in my room is a little lizard. Not sure where he went, or what he’s doing, but my roommate saw him in there earlier. They are pretty much harmless, running up the walls and around lights at night eating … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day. Its a 112 degrees in the shade here today.

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Quote of the Day

I found an interesting quote online today. “When a lack of leadership exists, it’s ok to follow yourself”

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Tacos!

Mexican border deployment? Hell yeah I’d go! Sure, you’re still in the desert and its hotter than hell, but you’re not half-way around the world like I am now. You’re in the United States. Cell phones, TV, Radio, all that fun … Continue reading

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Cooling Trend

It’s cold here now. The temp was only 98 today after coming down from 109 the day before. Someone send me a winter jacket.

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Saber Toothed Crotch Critters

The itchy, red, irrated bumps all over my body are proof things live in the desert (we’ve heard of “desert fleas” but we have no way to confirm it, so hold off on the flea collars). So apparently there are … Continue reading

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Iraqi Pics

I didn’t take any of these pictures, and they’re a few months old. But they are in the same general area we operate in, so you get an idea of what I see every day. I especially like the “BARREL … Continue reading

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Iraqi Sunrise

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SAW M249 Training

I’m thinking the Army might have the angle it needs in catching Zarqawi. Since he doesn’t know a damn thing about operating a M249 SAW (Squad Automatic Weapon, a weapon I carred for a little over a year) here’s what you … Continue reading

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Anysoldier.com

All I can say is wow. We received some care packages yesterday via anysoldier.com. First let me tell you we are in the middle of nowhere in Iraq, many miles from the nearest post office or major base. We have Internet, … Continue reading

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