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American Icon

This was 22 years ago. We were sitting around an upscale living room in ┬áPlano, Texas. The local school district was suffering under a board member who wanted to include the creationist book Of Pandas And People in the science … Continue reading

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Life Mileposts

And some are just grand. I know I’m getting old when my sister’s daughter is retiring from the Air Force. We were invited to attend the ceremony, which was held on 23 September in the Pentagon courtyard. Here is my … Continue reading

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The Original Selfie

I still have the print. The date indicates I obtained my Argus from the ship’s store right after I came aboard the Randolph in November 1959. This is on the flight deck, and they had a landing control system that … Continue reading

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