Thursday, January 19, 2017

Grateful Beyond Words-A Quick Update On Our Move


On Tuesday morning we left our old house (not for good, still have to do final clean up and paint) and 45 minutes later my 14 year old son and I were involved in a head on collision when an oncoming car drifted hard into our lane of travel and smashed into our truck. My wife and three other children (17, 10, and 8, plus the family dog) were in our mini van behind the truck and saw everything. My son and I walked away from the wreck. I started first aid on the driver of the car that hit us, relaying his injuries to 911 through bystanders and my wife who were calling everything in.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Posting Will Be Light to Non-Existent For The Next Several Days.


Prayers for safety, weather (it is raining, here, right now!), tempers, and an autistic son dealing with everything are most appreciated.



Friday, January 13, 2017

Betcha You Have Never Seen That Before!





I have written before about my interest in Western Martial Arts. Most folks are familiar with the concept of samurai swords being tested in the cutting of tatami mats. Most folks are not familiar with the same concept with European swords.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Starting Our 3rd Year.

Yesterday marked the start of the 3rd year blogging. Where does the time go? Thanks to all of you for reading the ramblings posted here.

Friday, December 30, 2016

Big Changes In The New Year (On A Personal Level).

Of course on the national level with the Trump taking office.

But, also, on a personal level. As many of you know, I was medically separated from active duty service back in October. We have been offered an opportunity to move to Arizona and live rent free for up to two years. No job offer yet, however, that area of Arizona seems to have a great deal more job opportunities than where we are currently here in Texas.

But the changes continue from there, our oldest son has decided to stay here while we move. We have already worked out his living situation and he has successfully completed primary job training with

Monday, December 19, 2016

The Archduke Ferdinand Moment Of Our Time? Updated at 1:34pm local.

What a Monday!

First This: Bad Omen: Blood of St. Januarius Fails to Liquify. When this has occurred in the past, it was before such things as wars, natural disasters, and epidemics. which leads to this...