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A Veteran’s Day Unlike Any Other For The Last 30 Years.

I’ve been writing about Ranger 12 for several years. Some posts drew more views than others. Here are two: Bangles On The Radio, Reagan In The White House, Memorial Services Back Home & I Stopped At The Spot Bar For … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Ichiddo Ramen Restaurant, Saint Paul. *****

My goal in reviewing places/things/books/movies is to say nice things. Lots of mediocre/crappy stuff passes by me every day and you never hear about it. But Ichiddo Ramen was fantastic, and that garners a review on this blog. Ichiddo St … Continue reading

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Port-au-Prince In 337 Easy Steps.

Lots of folks ask how could they do a mission trip like the ones I’ve taken to Haiti over the last few years. Complexity, fear, the unknown – all of those are issues to be dealt with when making your … Continue reading

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Master At Arms Second Class Mark Mayo Is A Hero.

I spent a lot of time the last few days reading about MA2 (Master At Arms Second Class) Mark Mayo and his heroic defense of his shipmates on the USS Mahon during an incident involving a civilian intruder. He was … Continue reading

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Maybe Get A Blister On Your Thumb…

We’re probably in trouble if I’m quoting lyrics from the 1980’s, but it sure fit today. Please read on to get some potentially life-changing information. It’s a longer post, but some good photos to help move it along. Here’s the … Continue reading

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