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Reading List: The Last Lion

I am truly enjoying The Last Lion, a biography about Winston Churchill covering the years of 1940-1965. There are so many parallels to our current state of world affairs. In that regard, its easier to take a less emotional look … Continue reading

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Psalm 8

Last night in our Men’s Bible Study, we continued the Tony Evans DVD series called Kingdom Man.  I followed that up with today’s workbook assignment by reading Psalm 8 which I copied below from http://www.biblegateway.com : Psalm 8[a] For the … Continue reading

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Historical Throwback Thursday

Here’s a historical throwback for Thursday. This is a photo of my grandfather, Earl F. Brodd (right, standing next to fuselage) from about 1920. He was a flight instructor during World War I. After the war, he and his student, … Continue reading

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Hardcore History

Dan Carlin’s “Hardcore History” is an absolute must for any history lover. I’m just finishing up 5 podcasts (over 15 hours!) on World War 1 titled Blueprint for Armageddon. I did the series on Genghis Khan too. They’re free on … Continue reading

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B-17 Flying Fortress at Sugar Land Airport

We had a B-17 Flying Fortress visit our airport last week as part of a promotional event for the local flying school.  This B-17 is a beautiful restoration by the Texas Raiders group and has been used in many air … Continue reading

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Adrenalin Rush

Talk about an adrenalin rush! I got to take a Ducati Diavel out for a test drive Saturday. Cycle World magazine was hosting a promo after awarding the Diavel their ‘Best Cruiser’ award.  They had a private invitation for riders … Continue reading

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My 9/11 as an Air Traffic Controller.

Watching the emotional ceremony at Ground Zero this morning on TV, I thought back to my day on Tuesday, September 11th, 2001.  As an air traffic controller, it was one of the most unusual days of my life, although I … Continue reading

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