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Archive for May, 2006

Those Magnificent Men and their flying Machines

Sunday, May 28th, 2006 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 25 Comments »

Memorial Day weekend is here, just another day off to go shopping, grill steaks in the backyard, and chase the kids around the pool. How fast folks forget the meaning of these holidays and why we have them. It’s actually ...

Thanks for Flying with me today

Friday, May 19th, 2006 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 35 Comments »

The Super 80 sitting at the gate in Dallas Fort Worth was completely filled; all 136 seats plus two jump-seaters on the plane. In ten minutes the Silver bird would push from the gate on this hot May afternoon, bound ...

Save your Mommy, Kill a Commmie

Monday, May 8th, 2006 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 10 Comments »

The sweat stings as small drops make it into your eyes during the two-hour drill session on “The Grinder” which in laymen’s terms is a large asphalt parking lot the size of three football fields. We lucked out and had ...