The Perplexing Problem of Mr. Jefferson

Friday was Thomas Jefferson’s 275th birthday. Those of you who do not reside in the Commonwealth of Virginia may be forgiven for not knowing this. For us Virginians, forgetting Mr. Jefferson’s birthday is punished with points on your driver’s license. I’m pretty sure....

We Do Need Another Hero. And Another.

Happy Easter to all who celebrate this highest of Christian holy days. And Happy Passover. And a Happy Maybe-Crappy-Winter-Weather-Is-Finally-Over Day to everyone in the Northern Hemisphere. (Except for New Englanders. Because that would be cruel.) As any of you Six...

Enough is Enough

This’ll be a short post with as many pictures as Kay-Kay wants to jam into it.  It’s been a very busy weekend and there are two reasons for this. First, claiming Alumni Parent Bragging Rights, Kay-Kay and I have been swept up in The Rambler Scramble in this year’s...

Flying in the BUFF (Part Two)

I wrote a post back in August spilling secrets about my days flying the venerable (meaning friggin’ old) Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. This name is habitually shortened to the BUFF. This is an acronym for Big Ugly Fat Fuc… errr, Flying Machine. Rereading that post, I...

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