Monthly Archives: May 2010

Coffee Reward

During his final week of indoctrination Doc’s squad drew night guard duty. The first night of guard duty he drew an abandoned field filled with junked vehicle parts. The Officer of the Day pulled up in his jeep, with him … Continue reading

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My Shorts

The wife says my pants are too long. I tell her she’s got it all wrong. My jeans are meant to be this way, Come workin’ time or for play. She says a shorter size I could fit, And a … Continue reading

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Clothing Gap

In my short 20-years of living I had no idea how terrible a smell a refugee camp could smell. We were there as a part of the UN Peacekeeping Forces. Privately, none of us were happy about being in the … Continue reading

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Throwin’ Down

I can’t seem to do nothin’ right, Like goin’ to town an’ gettin’ tight, Then thrownin’ up upon the ground, I somehow manage to throw down!

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Inside the Third Dimension

Kay was sitting in the front room surfing the Internet with her new laptop. I was enjoying a cup of coffee, listening to the radio. Suddenly she jumped up and disappeared down the hallway only to come rushing back a … Continue reading

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Miracle of Galaxy 203

It was the morning after Super Bowl XIX. The San Francisco 49ers had defeated the Miami Dolphins 38-16. The date was January 21, 1985. It was about 1 a.m., when 17-year George Lamson was blown from Galaxy Airlines Flight 203, … Continue reading

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Coffee Mug from the Stumps

Generally, Twenty-nine Palms is referred to as “Twenty-nine Stumps,” by most Grunts stationed there, either temporarily or on permanent station. And it’s pretty true as there isn’t a palm tree anywhere to be seen for miles. But this is an … Continue reading

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