Memorial Day Open Post

Memorial Day Open Post

I never know, year to year, how Memorial Day will feel. This year it is not great, but not the worst I have ever felt. But no Links – you will just have to have an open post. Comment section is all yours.
Deep State of Confusion

Deep State of Confusion

This brick was hurled at me hard enough I considered just writing a stand alone article rather than a beer review.  Sorry. This is my review of Flying Bassett Brewing Top Dog: This began when I came across an article denying the Veteran’s Administration removed the...
The Hatchery

The Hatchery

The year was 2016.  I received a memo from VA Central Office they were conducting an audit of all VA employees to ensure they took the training and digitally signed the attestation form.  I needed to collect training records and submit them to the VISN office.  What...
There’s Stubborn… And Then There’s Savannah Stubborn

There’s Stubborn… And Then There’s Savannah Stubborn

I first met Jim Dotson in the fall of 1990.  If the phrase “larger than life” ever applied to anyone, Jim was a candidate: a bear of a man, he had served as a Marine in Korea before attending Clemson on the G.I. Bill and playing on the football team (this was the...

Hell in the Smallest Possible Place.

A cadre of fighting men, abandoned by their government to four years of prison camps and Marxist indoctrination, followed by a release back into a society that neither knows nor cares about them. Then those same men being recruited to fight a terrorist insurgency in...