Monthly Archives: August 2012


I hope this upload works. Gonna be on a trip for a few days, so here are some recent pics from BAF, our cigar garden here in KAIA and from todays trip driving around Kabul. Advertisements

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Gloom, Despair and Agony

GLOOM, DESPAIR AND AGONY ON ME From the TV Show “Hee-Haw” (1969 -1992) Buck Owens & Roy Clark Gloom, despair, and agony on me Deep, dark depression, excessive misery If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Grandaddy

Around 0100 today, 27 Aug 2012 my Mother’s Father, my Grandaddy, passed from this earth. I’ll forgive anyone who doesn’t feel like reading past here, you never knew him most likely, but he, in large part, made me who I … Continue reading

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My Angel

  I want to tell you a little about my wife, my Angel. You see, she would never tell you these things about herself but “Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her:” Prov. … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle

All this traveling is getting in the way of my writing! Just got back from a 3 day trip to Baghram. Showed out General around our training site there and did a lot of coordination. We are going to be … Continue reading

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V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta I finally got around to watching this movie Friday night and I loved it. Not that I agree with everything in it, but I loved it and it made me think. The negatives…they used the predictable Statist … Continue reading

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Eid Mubarak!

Today is the celebration of Eid al-Fitr here in Kabul. Last night I sat in the garden gazebo with the Marine who replaced me, Cousin Jim and a Swedish officer, smoking cigars and watching the fireworks. For once, not tracers! … Continue reading

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