Tag Archives: War

Too Many Cooks Spoil The Broth

Too Many Cooks Spoil The Broth Give Three Examples: Cooking with Love: She salted the meat. I salted the meat. Later, she wasn’t sure if she salted the meat so she salted the meat again. We went out to dinner. … Continue reading

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Check Fraud

Did God create man, or did man create god? We mock and make sport of the ancient gods of Greece and of Rome and countless lesser, much older, and much cruder gods. At what point in the great timeline of … Continue reading

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Keep the noise down; I’m tryin’ to sleep.

I suppose it’s only appropriate that I write a war story on Memorial Day. Over the years I’ve had this habit of reacting to loud, sharp, and sudden noises by saying: “Hey! Keep the noise down; I’m trying to sleep!” … Continue reading

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Núi Bà Đen – The Black Virgin Mountain

Title: Who ever said Geology wasn’t sexy? Subject: Nui Ba Den, dubbed “The Black Virgin” by GI’s Author: Wayne F. Reske (Photo of Núi Bà Đen – Nui Cau as seen from Tay Ninh West Base Camp) Slide (182) Properties … Continue reading

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Bunker Three-Alpha

The 187th, like most units based at the Tay Ninh West Base Camp was assigned responsibility for a section of the overall  defensive perimeter. The MPs were assigned control of the main gate and had a large bunker just to … Continue reading

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The Fool’s Cap

So there I was, once again dining at the local Culver’s Restaurant with a young couple seated behind me in the next booth. They had a couple of cute little kids with them; a boy and a girl. I’d just … Continue reading

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The Fortunes of War: A Veteran Remembered

Memorial Day 2015 It was back in the old neighborhood. My friends and I were all of twelve and thirteen years old at the time. We spent a good deal of time just hanging out on the corner with nothing … Continue reading

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