Billy Graham 1918 – 2018

Famed evangelical Christian evangelist Billy Graham died. He was 99 years old. I saw Billy Graham speak in person once. It was in 1990 while I was in the Air Force. I had just PCS’d (permanent change of station) – moved – from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam to Griffiss Air Force Base in upstate … Continue reading “Billy Graham 1918 – 2018”

North Korea, Guam, and nuclear war

North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un has threatened to send four mid-range ballistic missiles over Japan and drop them within 18 to 24 miles of Guam. This development takes me back to the days of my youth. After joining the Air Force at 19 and attending electronic warfare systems tech school, I was assigned to … Continue reading “North Korea, Guam, and nuclear war”

Geek Chic, maker of $30,000 gaming tables is out of business

Geek Chic, a company that custom built high-end tables for tabletop gaming has closed up shop. I never understood to point of these fancy gaming tables. They seemed totally unnecessary to me. I played a lot of Dungeons & Dragons back in the day without even using a table, let alone one hand carved by … Continue reading “Geek Chic, maker of $30,000 gaming tables is out of business”

Devils wear throwback uniforms in loss to Capitals

The Devils may have lost to the Capitals 5-2 Thursday night, but they looked like winners on the ice with their spiffy red, white, and green throwback uniforms. The uniforms were part of a retro tribute night in honor of their original owner, Dr. John J. McMullen. The Devils wore the red, white and green … Continue reading “Devils wear throwback uniforms in loss to Capitals”

North Korea threatens to nuke Guam and Japan over B-52 flights

Reacting to news that the Air Force is flying B-52 bombers over South Korea as part of military exercises taking place in the region, North Korea is ratcheting up the rhetoric directed towards the United States. The following statement was issued by the Supreme Command of the Korean People’s Army and carried by the country’s state-run news … Continue reading “North Korea threatens to nuke Guam and Japan over B-52 flights”