"Those who are not proud of their ancestors are unworthy of being remembered by their descendents." - Maj. David F. Boyd, C.S.A.
"God protects fools, drunks, and the United States of America" - Otto Von Bismarck
"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other...
LOL...that sounds like fun. The only thing I can remember doing is using fireworks to blow up mailboxes and such. Made a couple of homemade explosives and blew all of the sand out of my cousin's sandbox and it all ended up all over the yard. My uncle was displeased.
I remember rock wars on the...
Re: Back to the days of years gone by--the 1950's a retro look.
Heck, I am only 30 and I can remeber some of that stuff at my grandparent's house. I even still have some of it, like that rotary phone and some of the furniture. I think I may even have a box of those flashbulbs stashed away...
Yesterday I returned after a week-long trip to the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee/North Carolina. This was probably about my 15th trip there in my 30 years of living, but the first since about 1996. Anyhoo, here are some of my better photos.
Here is a view of Mount La Conte as seen from the...
I remember about fifteen years ago remains were found of a Union soldier on a plantation site along the Mississippi south of Baton Rouge. It took about a year or so, but they were able to identify the soldier and actually tracked down some of his descendents The descendents decided to have him...
My neighbor recently acquired four large dirt piles. Each is about 8 feet high and about 15 feet across. He won't be spreading it out anytime soon. It was just free dirt offered to him so he took it for anything he may need it for. Since it will be in pile form for some time to come, any...
Re: I'm Rich!
Three things that happend to me when I lived in Australia:
There was a shopping center across the street from where I used to work. I was using the ATM outside of the enterance to the center to get some cash to go in and buy some McDonalds. While I was standing at the machine...
Oh, let me think now because there are so many. In no particular order:
Band of Brothers
To Hell and Back
The Longest Day
Battle of Britain
Tora Tora Tora
and a lot of others that I can't think of right now.
And although this movie is...