Coffee, I Need Coffee

The lifeblood of designers everywhere isn’t tequila, a good champagne or a nice micro-brew, no, of course not, uh, right?  Well we suppose not, at least for the sake of this post. No the lifeblood for those early morning hours, or those hours that go into the middle of the night(or early morning), when the… Continue reading Coffee, I Need Coffee

Commander Sawyers Charge

I am an Ohioan, a proud Ohioan whose family has been in Ohio since; best I can determine, the 1820’s, maybe earlier. I have ancestors who have fought in the Civil War, including a fellow named Kingsbury Sweet who was my grandfather’s, grandfather. So, to no surprise I am interested in stories about Ohio units… Continue reading Commander Sawyers Charge

US Army 238 Years Old Today

In honor of that day, June 14th, 1775 the founding of the Continental Army and the service of so many of my family members I thought I would do a visual salute to the United States Army. So in honor of my Dad who was in on the front lines facing the Russians in Germany… Continue reading US Army 238 Years Old Today

Vitenam: A Different Story

Napalm in the Morning

An hour long documentary Entertaining Vietnam. Entertainers who didn’t perform at the large base or with the Bob hope tour but those who went to the small out of the way forward bases and more dangerous areas of South Vietnam. A very different look and a unique story well told. Anyone interested in the Vietnam… Continue reading Vitenam: A Different Story

December 29th

Dear Readers Today it was 54 degrees and sunny. The cats were grateful and played outside most of the day, it was a great day to get some good fresh air and just enjoy an amazing December day. It was so great I’d have to call it a Chamber of Commerce kind of day here… Continue reading December 29th

June 6th, 1944

The story Okay I pulled this account from Blonde Housewife, who pulled it from BlackFive(dot)net I’d been looking for something to post about today and this seems the most appropiate. On a day when so many gave the last full measure for the United States of America. I pulled this from the D-Day website, some startling… Continue reading June 6th, 1944

Tornado hits OARDC and Secrest in Wooster, Ohio.

Here is a video report from the scene. You can see how severe and widespread the damage. Thankfully everyone is okay. There are great people over at OARDC and they will bounce back quickly. I have great faith in them to do so even if it’s so bad that all classes are cancelled they’ve closed… Continue reading Tornado hits OARDC and Secrest in Wooster, Ohio.