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LIGHT on some HISTORY

1947 vintage over 1955 in 2007.  Time flies!

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Edwards AFB. California

Just a few of many photos during 10 hours and as many miles walking the flightline in a rather warm 85 degrees.    

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On the fly….

Before proximity fliers and B.A.S.E. jumpers (super Alpha as they are) came Joe Kittinger 50 years earlier. This clip infra demonstrates http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MkB6NkQscI                   The music track is suitable but the concluding ‘Guinness like … Continue reading

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Reno to Las Vegas

I must find time to upload shots from the Reno to Las Vegas flight . Here’s a map to stop you from fidgeting in anticipation!      I see from this LV tourist map that here is a Berlin -I Park and further north the … Continue reading

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Just 2000 mile to cover first 5 States. No time for state of chassis. Let’s roll!

   Incidentally these rock formations were formed by the San Andreas Fault.  In 1873  Tiburcio Vásquez  an alleged bandit, hid in these parts for a year.  His name is in stone while the posse are long forgotten. This area I understood later to be one of the … Continue reading

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One Of The Better Uses Of Cyberspace

this is one of many…….     http://www.spaceandmotion.com/Physics-Albert-Einstein-Theory-Relativity.htm   Karene’s site is one of the better uses of cyberspace. There is something for all tastes in a concise and useful layout.   We take a pause for a word from one … Continue reading

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Pride came before the fall.

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Some years ago, I was frustrated that no credit was ever given to the achievements of the Irish apart from a talent for talking and drinking.  As I said to a boss I had in London ca.1978  ‘not all of us-not all the … Continue reading

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IN THE DISTRICT OF C, WASHINGTON.

  Who said Hollywood Boulevard? Please leave! I’m actually on the east, or right coast as they say, in the District of Columbia. My size 9 is at the virtual center or centre of western power under the Dome of … Continue reading

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Documentaries meant for you!

 A little exhortation for these titles …….   http://documentarystorm.com/the-2nd-assassination-of-jfk/ http://documentarystorm.com/the-bridge/ http://documentarystorm.com/woody-allen-wild-man-blues/ http://documentarystorm.com/mary-roach-10-things-you-didnt-know-about-orgasm/ http://documentarystorm.com/the-worlds-greatest-money-maker-warren-buffett/ http://documentaryheaven.com/the-vice-guide-to-travel-north-korea/   Not overlooking the gravitas of that last one, there is one facet of North Korea that is very appealing.  The women of PRNK are radiant!  They also manage to retain the art of … Continue reading

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“The difficult we do right away. The impossible, takes just a while longer.”

  I wonder how the world today has plummeted into a death spiral of celebrity fixation powered by cultural black holes of advertising and PR and their vast orbit of diabolical influence. Useless tribes of the glib-gob media are rewarded  in continual … Continue reading

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