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Clear and Present Dangers……André Gide

November 22, 2021 Leave a comment

“Fear of ridicule begets the worst cowardice.”

― André Gide

 

 

 

Navy Jack Flag

November 20, 2021 Leave a comment

November 14, 1910 — Lieutenant Eugene Ely, U.S. Navy, becomes the first man to take off in an airplane from the deck of a ship. He flew from the ship Birmingham at Hampton Roads to Norfolk.

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Clear and Present Dangers……J.G. Ballard

November 15, 2021 Leave a comment

“In a totally sane society, madness is the only freedom.”

― J.G. Ballard

 

 

 

 

U.S. Marine Corps Flag

November 13, 2021 Leave a comment

November 10, 1775 — The Continental Marines wer founded to conduct ship-to-ship fighting, provide shipboard security and discipline enforcement, and assist in landing forces.

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Clear and Present Dangers…Veterans Day, 2019

November 11, 2021 Leave a comment

“Better to fight for something than live for nothing.”

― George S. Patton

Thank you to all those in uniform who have served, do serve and will serve to protect our nation, our freedoms and our citizens.

At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918:   “The war to end all wars” ended.

Clear and Present Dangers……Margaret Mitchell

November 8, 2021 Leave a comment

“Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect.”

― Margaret Mitchell

 

 

 

 

 

 

Halloween Flag

November 6, 2021 Leave a comment

October 31, 2021 — Halloweek

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Clear and Present Dangers……Susanna Clarke

November 1, 2021 Leave a comment

“The very shapes of the trees were like frozen screams.”

― Susanna Clarke

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s 5 o’Clock Somewhere Flag

October 30, 2021 Leave a comment

October 28, 1919 — Congress passed the Volstead Act, the popular name for the National Prohibition Act, over President Woodrow Wilson’s veto.

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Clear and Present Dangers……Bruce Feiler

October 25, 2021 Leave a comment

“May your first word be adventure and last word love.”

Bruce Feiler

 

 

 

 

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