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Summer is not over!

Make the most of what our weather still has to offer, Check out some cool outdoor goodies.

Confucius say

On wisdom, Confucius say… Man who walk through airport turnstile sideways going to Bangkok. Man who run in front of car get tired. Man who run behind car get exhausted. Man with one chopstick go hungry. Baseball is wrong: man with four balls cannot walk. War not determine who is right, war determine who is […]

An Old Chevy Truck Christmas

“An Old Chevy Truck Christmas” ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and out in the shed Sat my tired Old Chevy Truck, its battery dead. Its fenders were rusted, the floorpan had holes The seats and the carpets had been eaten by voles The tires had dry-rot, the gas tank was leaking A turn of the […]

This is NOT a pushover test. It’s a Baby Boomer era test!

There are 20 questions. Average score is 12. This one will be difficult for the younger set. (DUDE!) Have fun, but no peeking! Good luck, youngsters. 1. What builds strong bodies 12 ways? A. Flintstones vitamins B. The Buttmaster C. Spaghetti D. Wonder Bread E. Orange Juice F. Milk G. Cod Liver Oil 2. Before […]

Remembering December 7th

Shipmates & Friends:.. Take a few moments today to remember those that gave their lives for us. Saturday, December 6 – Washington D.C. – U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt makes a final appeal to the Emperor of Japan for peace. There is no reply. Late this same day, the U.S. code-breaking service begins intercepting a 14-part […]

Leading a sedentary lifestyle may make us genetically old before our time

Sedentary life ‘speeds up ageing’ Leading a sedentary lifestyle may make us genetically old before our time, a study suggests. A study of twins found those who were physically active during their leisure time appeared biologically younger than their sedentary peers. The researchers found key pieces of DNA called telomeres shortened more quickly in inactive […]

News stories about Major Young

Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on and refresh this page] F-15 pilot had less than 2 seconds to react before crash 09:13 AM PDT on Thursday, June 28, 2007 By kgw.com and AP staff Investigators believe the F-15 pilot who crashed off […]

Mt. Roberts Juneau Alaska 2007

Zachary and I hiked the trails on a warm and sunny afternoon. From high on the upper slopes, you can see a portion of the Juneau ice fields, and the inlet to Juneau. While we in town for only a short time, we managed to see allot.

The Pacific Northwest According To Jeff Foxworthy.

1. You know the state flower (Mildew) 2. You feel guilty throwing aluminum cans or paper in the trash. 3. Use the statement “sun break” and know what it means. 4. You know more than 10 ways to order coffee. 5 You know more people who own boats than air conditioners. 6. You feel overdressed […]