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Archive for July, 2006

You’re in the club Wang!!

Thursday, July 27th, 2006 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 21 Comments »

Part II of Call a Spade a Spade The stunned silence in the cockpit was interrupted by a comment from the back. “Holy Shit!” That sort of summed it up for the crew. Pyro was the first to shake it off. ...

Call a Spade a Spade

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 16 Comments »

The Marine KC-130 was flying over the chilly North Atlantic at twenty-five thousand feet taking my crew to Keflavik, Iceland. There was a layer of clouds about ten thousand feet below us hiding the cold water and howling winds. This ...

When I grow up… I want to be a Pilot

Monday, July 17th, 2006 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 14 Comments »

Dear Gang, This is a repeat and a post that a couple of folks have asked me to publish again from my “” days. So feel free to copy this and give it to you nieces/nephew’s sons and daughter’s if you ...

Mail-Box Wars Part One

Tuesday, July 11th, 2006 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 29 Comments »

It was the end of an extremely long day, flying around massive thunderstorms and a low pressure system built up between Chicago and New York City. Of course the ole motto, “Time to spare, fly by air” comes to mind ...

Go Jihad on the Media

Saturday, July 1st, 2006 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 16 Comments »

Hey Guys, I was thinking about canceling my cable subscription to Dish this week. I have been so inundated with all the coverage about the two soldiers who were brutally murdered by “Al Killya” in Iraq. You know, ...