Monthly Archives: June 2006

Scorpion

Sorry, been busy lately. I’ll post when I get more time. One thing I will say is the scorpions are coming out in force. Explanation (and pictures!) coming soon.

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Log Rollin’

“How’s the log rolling training?” “Would be much better if we had water. and trees. and logs. other than that, it’s good.”

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More Pics

Click on any for the full sized image. A few things happen when you’re out on a convoy, and you fail to drink enough water: You get a headache. You don’t feel good. You pass out. You wake up and … Continue reading

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Hot Hot Hot

Today was by far the worst day so far. I was outside in 120 degree heat for 12 hours either in a humvee, working on one, or loading one. The majority of the time I was in full battle rattle … Continue reading

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Border Problems

Irony at its best: Mexico complains of its own southern border problem. This solution has been circulating the net for a while, for those of you who haven’t seen it: Dig a moat the length of the Mexican border, take … Continue reading

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Advice to All You Graduates: Let’s Start With That Daily Latte . . .

The NY Times has an excellent article on saving money, geared toward the younger generation. I agree completely. If I had known when I was 18 what I know now about money, I would have been saving long ago, and … Continue reading

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Packers!

Here is PROOF the Iraqis are on our side, and the Packers are the best football team ever! Even the Iraqis cheer for them! Ok, maybe not. The Wisconsin guys in our area most likely gave him the shirt. Seeing … Continue reading

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A song called “Hajji Girl”, recorded on video and later put on the internet has quite a few people up in arms. Apparently its damning proof our military is a bunch of heartless, blood-thirsty baby killers with no decency or … Continue reading

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Roll Over Drill

“DAYTON, Ohio — Thousands of pounds of armor added to military Humvees, intended to protect U.S. troops, have made the vehicles more likely to roll over, killing and injuring soldiers in Iraq, a newspaper reported. “I believe the up-armoring has … Continue reading

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Still Here

I’m doing O.K. I’m just busy. I’ll be back when I have time. Update I’m STILL doing ok. Just because I’m not online all the time to chat and alleviate your worries about how I’m doing doesn’t mean something’s wrong. … Continue reading

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