Category Archives: Life Lessons

Integrity

Want to talk about “integrity” a bit this morning… I want my grandkids to know what I think of ‘integrity.’ It was reported this morning that 34 Air Force officers, missile launch officers at Malmstrom AFB, MT,  have been decertified … Continue reading

Posted in Life Lessons | Leave a comment

Growing Up Without Adult Supervision

I pulled this comment of Brain’s from a recent post here on LPB, “The Ramey AFB O’Club Pool.”  It captures the “essence” of my youth: “Jeez, I swam there almost every day from 1961-1964!   Used to go to swimming practice … Continue reading

Posted in Life Lessons, USAF | Leave a comment

Flying, and Life…

One of the things I learned about flying is, there is really nothing “tough” about it – when you break it down.  I think I can make my point here by using a typical T-38 “contact” mission (contact missions encompass … Continue reading

Posted in Life Lessons, USAF | Leave a comment

“Bob the Builder” Ain’t Norm!

Caution (Very Adult Language) I was talking with my friend Harry the other day about woodworking.  Harry is a master carpenter.  Anyway the conversation soon got to those TV shows about woodworking – you know, the ones where everything always … Continue reading

Posted in Life Lessons, Sobriety | Leave a comment

“Das Boot” – 2

I frequently hear people say, “Oh, I never could do something like that; I just don’t have the patience.” This canoe is going sooo much easier than my first one.  I think it’s because I did learn something from building … Continue reading

Posted in Life Lessons | Tagged | Leave a comment