Good Morning Campers,
My second base was Spangdahlem AB, Germany where I had the time of my life. I was assigned to the gun shop where as a young airman I was given lots of work to do and my off time was spent in one of the most beautiful places in the world.
There aren’t many good pictures of the M61a1 nose gun system left on line any more…at least not many that I could find. Here’s one:
The whole thing fit up inside the nose of the F-4E model Phantom II fighter jet. It could also carry the SUU-23 20mm Gun Pod on the centerline weapons pylon and here’s a display picture of what the SUU-23 looks like:
So yeah, it was a pretty cool gig.
And now it’s time to move on to the laughter…don’t you think?
Yeah, I do too.
Good Plan …
And speaking of plans … the old range was finally, just now, picked up!!!! Yeah. It is 1:30 Saturday afternoon … if you’re wondering … and finally, after about 7 weeks and much stress and money and to do, our home is finally somewhat back to normal. Thank you all for the help and assistance and support that you guys have given us over this time.
Here’s a fast note and story from Joe L in NJ:
There is a lot of history in Cape May County, the real South Jersey.
During the revolutionary war
there were many farms along the coast. The British would anchor off shore and come to the beaches with long boats. They would raid the local farms and take whatever they could carry.
The farmers weren’t happy about these raids and devised a unique warning system.
At dusk they would tie their poultry to stakes on the highest dunes along the beach. When the raiders approached, the poultry would make a very loud racket and warn the farmers. Very effective.
And that is where we get the term:
‘Chicken Catch a Tory.’
…Joe in Beesley’s Point
Thanks (?) Joe.
Some noise? I heard some noise? That’s a fucking war zone!
After seeing the last picture, I’m not sure I want to even think about it.
I’m not buying a 2021 planner until I see a trailer.
I think one of the most amazing displays of democracy in history is that one thousand islands managed to come together and agree on a single dressing.
Is this what we have to look forward to in 2021?!
Oh please! Don’t be such pussies! It’s what they were born and raised for!
I wouldn’t do anything for a Klondike Bar … But I’d do some shady shit for some whiskey and good tacos.
I surprised my girlfriend at work this morning.
Came up behind her and kissed her on the neck.
She laughed and said, “Mike stop. You know we’re at work.”
My name is Brandon.
Okay, since I’m out of emails already, let’s do these now …
Thanks to Stephanie for these …
They Really Said It! Headlines without Editors…
** Grandmother of eight makes hole in one
** Police begin campaign to run down jaywalkers
** House passes gas tax onto senate
** Deaf mute gets new hearing in killing
** Stiff opposition expected to casketless funeral plan
** Two convicts evade noose, jury hung
** William Kelly was fed secretary
** Milk drinkers are turning to powder
** Safety experts say school bus passengers should be belted
** Quarter of a million Chinese live on water
** Farmer bill dies in house
** Iraqi head seeks arms
And how about some really great Urban Art…
And some more headlines … this time …
Lack of Appropriate Grammar Confuses the Issue:
** Eye drops off shelf
** Squad helps dog bite victim
** Dealers will hear car talk at noon
** Enraged cow injures farmer with ax
** Lawmen from Mexico barbecue guests
** Miners refuse to work after death
** Two Soviet ships collide – one dies
** Two sisters reunite after eighteen years at checkout counter
And a few more …
No, They Didn’t Mean THAT, Really!
** Never withhold herpes from loved one
** Nicaragua sets goal to wipe out literacy
** Drunk drivers paid $1,000 in 1984
** Autos killing 110 a day, let’s resolve to do better
Well Duh… OR Doesn’t It Seem Obvious…
** If strike isn’t settled quickly it may last a while
** War dims hope for peace
** Smokers are productive, but death cuts efficiency
** Cold wave linked to temperatures
** Child’s death ruins couple’s holiday
** Blind woman gets new kidney from dad she hasn’t seen in years
** Man is fatally slain
** Something went wrong in jet crash, experts say
** Death causes loneliness, feeling of isolation
Before you start popping that bubble wrap, remember the air in it is from China …
Here’s one starring our own Tom J. … by our own Tom J.
And another …
A LITTLE BIT OF WHAT HAPPENS TO US
A LOT OF THE WAY WE REACT TO IT.
Leah writes … remember, she lives in Utah … and says:
Now we wear masks to filter the air because California, Colorado and Arizona wildfire smoke is thick in the sky. I had to turn lights on around noon today!
However, it does have a good side . . . the sun can’t get through, so it is quite a bit cooler.
Okay, what the hell is this shit? He’s got to have that crappy look on his face cause his balls hurt!
Being white doesn’t make you a racist and being black doesn’t make you a slave being an idiot however comes in all colors.
So…does the dude get a pass cause the state screwed up? He was probably on edge every single day waiting for the cops to show up.
I’ve expanded my skill set!
I can now forget what I’m doing while I’m actually doing it!
Have you guys seen this next one? Does anyone think that 2020 isn’t cursed?
Some call it multi-tasking, I call it doing something else while I try to remember what I was doing in the first place.
When I say I’m gonna have a girls night out it means I won’t be wearing a bra.
To be clear, the South isn’t afraid of a hurricane. We’re afraid of being without AC in 90 degree weather with 100% humidity.
And one final, perfect picture for a Monday morning …
And just like that … POOF! Issue Done! And that’s it for today my friends. I hope you have enjoyed this issue as much as I’ve enjoyed putting it out. May you have a wonderful day. Be nice to one another.