“I reckon the very best a man can hope for in this life, is to truly love a good woman and be truly loved by her in return. All things begin and end there.”
Originally posted on The Unveiled Feminist:
Speak for yourself, Mr. President. In the four days following the Muslim terror attacks on a gay bar in Orlando, which took the lives…
Originally posted on Politically Short:
What does it say about our country that following yet another terrorist attack that the collective response by our “leaders” is to not only condemn…
Originally posted on Pacific Paratrooper:
Can you imagine what it must be like to be marched out to face a firing squad, say goodbye to your closest friend who is…
As we all sit in our warm, comfortable and SAFE homes browsing assorted blogs while the TV blares in the background, let us not forget we are afforded such great comforts and freedom only by the great sacrifice and service of brave young men like the author of this honest and forthright letter home.
A very interesting read, a Marine’s View of what is really going on. This young man is articulate and has a flare for colorful language, and descriptive prose, Scorpions, Chiggers & Sand Fleas. It’s a great letter, a must read for every American citizen.
From a Recon Marine in Afghanistan:
From the Sand Pit
It’s freezing here. I’m sitting on hard cold dirt between rocks and shrubs at the base of the Hindu Kush Mountains, along the Dar’yoi Pamir River, watching a hole that leads to a tunnel that leads to a cave. Stake out, my friend, and no pizza delivery for thousands of miles.
I also glance at the area around my ass every ten to fifteen seconds to avoid another scorpion sting. I’ve actually given up battling the chiggers and sand fleas, but the scorpions give a jolt like a cattle prod. Hurts like a bastard. The antidote…
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We got an early start today in preparation for finishing the construction of our new brooder house.
With eggs costing upwards of $5.00 a dozen, yes we are about to start raising our own chickens!
While having coffee, watching the birds at our feeder and waiting for it to warm up a bit before getting started this morning, I thought I’d share some of the music we enjoyed to start our day. Enjoy!
With A New Year Comes New Challenges! (Originally Published 1/1/2016. Republished With Better Photos 1/2/2016!)