Happy Hour

"IF A LIFETIME CAN BE LIKENED TO A DAY, THEN THIS IS HAPPY HOUR!"
BUCK PENNINGTON

Mother, Mother Ocean

Mother, Mother Ocean, I've heard you call
Wanted to sail upon your waters since I was three feet tall
You've seen it all, you've seen it all
Watched the men who rode you, switch from sails to steam
In your belly you hold the treasures, few have ever seen
Most of 'em dream, most of 'em dream
Yes, I am a pirate, two hundred year's too late
The cannons don't thunder, there's nothin' to plunder
I'm an over-forty victim of fate
Arriving too late, arriving too late

Yoda

"Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm? Hmm. And well you should not. For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is."
―Yoda, to Luke Skywalker

Counted the Stars

Counted the stars on the 4th of July
Wishing we were rockets bursting in the sky
Talking about redemption and leaving things behind
I have these pictures and I keep these photographs
To remind me of a time
These pictures and these photographs
Let me know I'm doin' fine
We used to be so happy once upon a time
Once upon a time
But the sun sank west of the Mendocino County Line
And the sun sank west of the Mendocino County Line


""SOME SEE A GLASS AS HALF FULL, SOME SEE IT AS HALF EMPTY, I JUST WANT TO KNOW WHO’S DRINKING MY RUM."
Rumbear

Monday, January 17, 2011

Building in the front, first deck. That is where I lived at RTC San Diego for five weeks beginning the first of October 1973.
The inside from near the door. The head was back to the left with the CC Stateroom. And we slept with the windows open.
And the BRAC and a bunch of worthless scum congress critters closed San Diego and Orlando and left that dump north of Chicago open.
Still trying to figure that one out.

3 comments:

Buck said...

Them's some pretty nice digs, comparatively speaking. And it looks like you had one helluva lot more storage than I had in my WWII vintage footlocker.

Heh.

ORPO1 said...

This was the primary side. We did not have our dress uniforms issued until we "crossed the bridge' to the advanced side.
Then we got hang up space for the Zumwalt Blues with all the stuff that the uniform entailed.

ORPO1 said...

I have been going off on the NTC Great Mistakes on Face Book. The CO said we will agree to disagree on the subject. I called it the Dump on Lake Michigan.
Begin the movement to reopen San Diego!!!!!

I will not go down and tell my children I didn't have the courage, the conviction, the commitment or the character to fight for this country...Don't go home and let your children down~~ LTC Allen West

Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus

‎"Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum.("Therefore, he who desires peace, let him prepare for war")" from "Epitoma Rei Militaris," by Vegetius (Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus)