And I promptly crashed the blog into the ditch. We’ve dug out the Christmas decorations and started tossing them around. We’ve got the garage door openers installed, and the new snow blower is really something. So far, we’ve had two <3-inch snow falls, so I may not get to really give a work out for […]
Retired Army/National Guard Infantry NCO. I am an IT Specialist for the US Department of Agriculture. Nothing I say in any forum should be attributed to the the Army, the National Guard, the DoD, or the DoA.
I ski and hike and camp a lot.
Oh, and I go to Comic Cons in Salt Lake City and in San Diego whenever I can.
Entries by Soonergrunt
Doing some renovation on our house. There were relatively minor things wrong with it, with a couple of exceptions when we bought it, but it was a short sale so we got a very good deal on it. Today, we’re moving a garage door opener from the big garage door to the small one. The […]
The following is from a Tweetstorm I composed yesterday in the hours before that shitshow of a “debate.” There are probably some spelling and grammar errors, because for the most part, I just copied and pasted from my Twitter account, @soonergrunt. Someone asked me recently why I’m a dick to Conservatives who engage me on […]
But you already knew that. Here’s where it matters.
I’ve been seeing a lot of stuff on Twitter and Facebook about how Colin Kaepernik insulted Veterans with his refusal to stand for the National Anthem. I personally am not offended by Kaepernik’s actions. I wish he’d chosen a different method, but only because the substance of his protest, the glaring racial iniquities of policing […]
Tonight I’m interrupting your regularly scheduled blog programming to tell you that a guy with whom I served in combat, Ken William “Wild Bill” Lynn killed himself this morning. I’ve already had my emotional reaction to it. I’m not posting this for your sympathy. I’m posting this because losing a friend sucks. I’m posting this […]
So Trey Gowdy and the Republicans of the House Select Committee On Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign basically cut their own asses off and gave them to Hillary Clinton, who obligingly handed them their asses right back. In other news today, A US Special Operator (probably Army Special Forces, but not confirmed) was Killed in Action […]