Entries by Soonergrunt

It’s been a while. Love what you’ve done with the place.

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 […]

Open Thread

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 […]

Open Thread

I’ve been doing a lot of hiking here in Salt Lake City and the surroundings.  It’s beautiful here.  Going to do some more this weekend.  I’m starting a new work schedule soon that will allow me every other Friday off.  Work is going well.  I’ve been driving around Utah and parts of western Colorado and […]

Evening Open Thread

Here’s a fresh new open thread for you all. The Congress has passed a clean Continuing Resolution, so the government won’t shut down until December 11, when they’re going to have another fight over raising the national debt limit. My new agency is, for the most part, a pretty good gig.  I do love taking […]

Morning Open Thread

There’s a Super Moon and a lunar eclipse tonight. It should make for pretty skywatching.  You can find details HERE. I went to Salt Lake Comic Con on Friday and Saturday.  A good time was had by all.  Here in SLC, the Comic Con ran Thursday-Saturday.  There’s not a lot going on Sundays here.  I […]