Supporting Veterans on Memorial Day with Hot Dogs

My wife and I met friends who are visiting from the Philippines at the Metropolitan Museum of Art today.¬†We got there early and we hadn’t had anything to eat for lunch, so we were¬†checking out the food carts along 5th Avenue. Last night we were talking about Nathan’s hot dogs at Coney Island so IContinue reading “Supporting Veterans on Memorial Day with Hot Dogs”

This is my favorite AC-130 Spectre Gunship video

I spent 8 years in the Army. If I’d known better, I’d have joined the Air Force, like my dad did. And if I had joined the Air Force, being on an AC-130 gunship crew wouldn’t have been a bad gig. I wanted to do something meaningful, but I wound up spending most of myContinue reading “This is my favorite AC-130 Spectre Gunship video”

Scarlett Johansson’s Autograph from Kuwait in 2008

When I was looking through some old folders trying to sort and put away documents, I found this autographed poster that I had forgotten about. I didn’t forget about meeting Scarlett Johansson, but I did forget that I have her autograph as well. She was in Kuwait on a troop morale type of tour, visitingContinue reading “Scarlett Johansson’s Autograph from Kuwait in 2008”

Veteran’s Day Dinner 2013

Ever since I enlisted in the Army and businesses started offering Veterans Day promotions, I’ve tried to make it to a participating business each year. I’m not one to pass up free food, especially when it’s from a place like Olive Garden. I’m just being practical. Besides, I’m a veteran, and in a way, IContinue reading “Veteran’s Day Dinner 2013”

Semi-Domestic Wild Deer in Fort Lee Historic Park, New Jersey

On Sunday, when my wife and I walked over the George Washington Bridge into New Jersey, we stopped by the Fort Lee Historic Park, which is right next to the bridge and offers a great view of the Hudson River and Manhattan, which, I suppose, was the reason the fort was originally built. We didn’tContinue reading “Semi-Domestic Wild Deer in Fort Lee Historic Park, New Jersey”