Conan On What Is Best In Life

Mongol General: Hao! Dai ye! We won again! This is good, but what is best in life?

Mongol: The open steppe, fleet horse, falcons at your wrist, and the wind in your hair.

Mongol General: Wrong! Conan! What is best in life?

Conan: Crush your enemies. See them driven before you. Hear the lamentations of their women.

Mongol General: That is good! That is good.

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
As the sun sinks west of the Mendocino county line


Psalm 107:

23They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters;

24These see the works of the LORD, and his wonders in the deep.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Northrop Grumman X-47B First Flight - UCAS-D (2011)

2 comments:

Storm'n Norm'n said...

Thanks!
I should say, "Thanks for the memories." Edwards AFB was one of my favorite assignments...miss seeing all those new aircraft.

Norm

Ret USAF - 1961-1982

PS: I know a little 'bout Navy life...had a special duty assignment at Sigonella, Sicily back in '79...in fact I went to Sicily from Edwards.

ORPO1 said...

Yeah, but that was the P-3 Navy. Tailhook outfits are different.
I got this job after being laid off at Hawker Beechcraft in Wichita. Got laid off February 26, 2009 and started here on November 9 that same year.

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)