Category Archives: Military

Musings from Ireland and New England …the Book

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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 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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Brief conversations with heroes …

I suspect that veterans don’t buy these hats for themselves but that their kids or grand kids do. Continue reading

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Summer time and the livin is easy

Summertime and the livin’ is easy
Fish are jumpin’ and the cotton is high
Your rich daddy’s in congress and Continue reading

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12/7; 6/6; 9/11; 8/9…58,286

The other day a news reporter asked a recently graduated college student “Do you know what Benghazi is all about?” She replied “Ben Garzi, I think he was in my economics class.” Continue reading

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The “Madness” continues…

… it’s more than just basketball and…

I feel smarter already. Continue reading

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Ramblings of a “mad” man…part 4

It is going on 4 years now and in order to keep the monthly streak going, I submit the following to confirm that… Continue reading

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Tehran, wastebaskets, Ben and the FBI

I get a daily and monthly report on visits to my web site www.driftwoodartdesigns.com and my blog www.danielncarney.com . Recently, I got several “visits” from people in Tehran, Iran, and I thought that one or more of our crack security agencies might be interested in the reason for the contacts and begin to monitor my sites. Continue reading

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