Category Archives: America

Un*uckit, watches and Good Will

Am I alone on this? After watching way too many commercials for this clothing company, I got to thinking either this guy is loaded or some venture guys said fuck it let’s go with Untuckit. Continue reading

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November…a time to remember JFK and friends

They released the last files on John F. Kennedy’s assassination. I don’t think we are going to learn much more than what we already know. Continue reading

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Hats, doors and gramophones

A door, hat and gramophone walk into a bar. The hat orders a beer, the door a whiskey and the gramophone a vintage wine. Another round follows and more after that. When things start to get a little crazy, the door closes, the hat is thrown into the ring and the gramophone plays Benny Goodman’s “the dreamer in me”. Continue reading

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“There must be some kind a way outta here,,,”

“The Vietnam War” points us toward believing that we might learn from history, but presents graphic evidence that we will not. Continue reading

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“…they knew… and I’m pissed”

I have been watching Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War” and the more I watched the madder I got at the political establishment that lied its way into my generation’s devastating war. Continue reading

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just thinking…again

I think I have watched the Super Bowl come back replay about 5 times and I would watch it again … Continue reading

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..a picture is worth

a picture is worth a thousand words Continue reading

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Dancing with pigeons

I have been at the “beach” and those that follow my blog know that my accommodations are somewhat primitive. There is no electricity, running water, internet, TV and limited cell phone use here. It is a place that after 3 or 4 days you are about to lose it and it is time to return to civilization…where I am now. Continue reading

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…just another day at the beach

It has been several years since I have visited the Normandy beaches and the “cemetery”. There is a certain spiritual feeling that captures your mind and soul. It is real and it surrounds you Continue reading

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Granola bars and BMWs

I drive a used BMW or should I say pre-owned. This is my third one and it is a standard shift. My last one was having transmission problems and I brought it in to where I bought it. They sell and fix BMW, Mercedes, and Volvos. They also do Saabs but they are dying out. I also had three of those. Continue reading

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