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Retired Paratrooper, Biker, Tattoo Artist
This was forwarded to me by my Dad.  He's in his 70's and, even more than me, a product of his fly-over country life.  Dad farmed a couple thousand acres till he retired.  It's hard work from "see to can't see" and when it needs to be done there...
  "Come into my parlor, said the spider to the fly." What a beautiful view, the pinks and blues are the dreams of Renaissance painters, my camera cannot do them justice.  I had to take this shot while at work because it's as dark as four feet up a bull's ass by...
If you're not already a Louder With Crowder fan you will want to check out the interview with Gary Sinese, "The Bob Hope of today." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Bf0TPLtbEs
  I hate the cold, despise it.  I have to tolerate it but that doesn't mean I like it.  I cover my body with long johns and long-sleeved tshirts so that not a breath of the frigid cold touches my skin.  It's challenging, the temperature this morning when I took...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eAEAGxC6H4 Its a fine winter's night here on the prairie.  There's a breath of wind, 20 mph, that's considered calm in these parts.  There are fat, wet snowflakes drifting down prettily inside my protective barrier of trees and bushes.  Three or four inches is all, I won't have to start the...
What a morning, life felt different when I awoke.  The first thing I do is take the dogs out, there was a scent I couldn't place in the air.  The sun was just rising, I was treated to rays of pink shining above a few well placed dark blue...

From My Command Post

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Random ramblings from an old tired Paratrooper.
Contrary to the way governments treat their military veterans, citizens have always opened a special place in their hearts for veterans and their glorious war stories. A well told war story will transport the listener to the remembered battlefield of the story teller, there in the mud and the...