August 2017

A Not So Mad Dog…Yet

Warning!  Although I will avoid using strong language, to get the meaning across, what General Mattis meant in the quotes below will be obvious to most of you. —————————— Retired Marine Corps General James Norman…


So Long Sammo

  When I walked out to get in my car to leave for work today, Sampson came out to say goodbye.  I usually pat him on the head and say, “See ya, Sammo,” but this…


Gentle on Our Minds

My friend and I were pitching hay on a blistering summer day in 1975.  It was hot, sweaty work, but Norman and I preferred to make it fun.  We joked, teased, and even sang as…