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September 13, 2021

Your feel good story of the day

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The oldest living US WWII veteran just celebrated his 112th birthday.  I am in awe of those who served.

June 28, 2021

I am not as optimistic..

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 4:57 pm
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as Professor Reynolds is, but as I have said previously, read everything he writes.

June 1, 2021

Memorial Day

Filed under: Family,General — dknights @ 9:48 am
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I took the Memorial Day weekend off from blogging. In addition to the usual holiday weekend activities, I hope everyone took time to reflect on why we have the freedom to do what we did this weekend.

April 26, 2021

Medal of Honor

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There is only one Medal of Honor recipient from WWII left.  I am not sure we have enough of these types of citizens today.

April 22, 2021

A bust is coming

Filed under: General — dknights @ 4:07 pm
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Read this story.  Then go re-watch the movie “The Big Short“.

April 20, 2021

Have we broken our military?

Filed under: General — dknights @ 11:10 am
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Given some recent troubles in the US Navy, combined with this story about Ft. Bragg, one is left to wonder if we haven’t broken our military forces.

March 29, 2021

Read Professor Reynolds

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 3:41 pm
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As I have said previously, I recommend everyone read everything Professor Glenn Reynolds writes. This is no exception.

February 18, 2021

Another Mars landing

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 4:46 am
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Thursday February 18th, hopefully, we will land another rover on Mars. Story here. (Post in memory of Mike Nofsinger who would be glued to NASA TV.)

February 16, 2021

This is unreal

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 4:38 am
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This is unreal.  The technology is just amazing.

February 8, 2021


Filed under: Modeling,Technology — dknights @ 1:28 am
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I love the XP-47H.  Probably my favorite aircraft that never made it into production.  Scrolling through YouTube. I came across this.

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