Decorated Navy pilot and gifted military wordsmith's voice and stories will last forever as Neptunus Lex
This one is from Steve Ranson at The Lahontan Valley News......
"...........As a naval aviator, Carroll LeFon reached for thousands of stars that brilliantly danced over the earth's curvature.
Later in his distinguished career as technology flexed its appeal and reach on the Internet, the retired Navy captain became a celebrity with his military bloggings written under the name of Neptunus Lex, a fitting nom de plume for a man who dedicated more than half his life to serving his country.
Those who knew the 51-year-old LeFon called him a well-liked, intelligent and dedicated man devoted to the service of his country and to his family. Hundreds of military bloggers and comrades who served with LeFon remember the late aviator as a man with sage advice............................."
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Mother, Mother Ocean
Wanted to sail upon your waters since I was three feet tall
You've seen it all, you've seen it all
In your belly you hold the treasures, few have ever seen
Most of 'em dream, most of 'em dream
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, to Luke Skywalker
Counted the Stars
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