Tag Archives: culture

What the hell is going on?

The world is in turmoil and the country I fought for is circling the drain. I no longer watch the news, not FOX, not CNN, not PBS, simply nothing.  In the rare occurrence I wish to watch some escapist television … Continue reading

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SCRATCH ONE

My family rented small studio apartments to college students at what is now Arizona State University (ASU) in Tempe. We lived a block from the campus. One of our tenants was a young man named Jerry who had a good … Continue reading

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Stop the Slide

I did not think turning 70 mattered. I mean it matters that I beat the odds being a bush pilot, combat helicopter pilot, motorcycle rider and adventurer of sorts but I thought there would be no physical or psychological difference … Continue reading

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Observations on Buffet Habits

I am not very social. I am the guy sitting behind the potted plant at most gatherings, but because my friends motivate me (kidnap, force, cajole, embarrass) I attend an average of two buffets a month. One is a more … Continue reading

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Pleased To Meet You

I am a Vietnam Veteran. I Flew Helicopters in in the central highlands in 1967 and 1968. As such my life has been and still is greatly effected by my experiences based on that war. I am somewhat of a recluse … Continue reading

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First day of class “reintroduction”

Hi My name is John. I live in the Mountains of Central Arizona in a town called Dewey outside of Prescott. I am an Arizona native but have lived in 22 states and three countries. I love to travel and … Continue reading

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