Category Archives: military

A Regret From The Past: WWII Veteran’s Lost Conversation

I remember cleaning up my grandfather’s house when he was hospitalized for his heart attack. It was a dusty horrific mess. I hadn’t been in there since I was a pre-teen, maybe 7 years old. I knew my grandfather pined … Continue reading

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Navy Story: On The Wrong Side of The Law

I might have mentioned the story about one of our ship’s sailors getting hauled off by the US Marshals for a gun charge, (or being related to a weapon used in a crime). I remember those times in a awe … Continue reading

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Navy Story: Plastic Piss Hat

I had almost forgot about this bizarre story. It hit me when I was driving and I needed to pull over to use the restroom. Traffic made it worse. I had someone riding with me and I was irate that … Continue reading

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Navy Story: The Rogue’s Gallery

It is a sad day that I can recollect something good about my time in the service. It is usually a story or a single instance of something great, someone that made me keep my faith in humanity. This time … Continue reading

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Navy Story: Gay Orgy Instigator

We were blessed with a temperate start to the day, often what most spring mornings were like. My faulty memory points to the fact that we started our day watching the sun come up and the never changing smell of … Continue reading

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Navy Story: El Ratoncito

On a gloomy day, I was brought back to weirder times. It was the summer of 2000. I had been in boot camp for a few weeks at least. The vaccine related crud had passed through. We were cleared to … Continue reading

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Year Ending Nasty FreeMatt In Review

I got my ass kicked by travel. Then I got my ass kicked by the Rona. I sure as hell wish 2022 doesn’t kick all of our asses. Until then, this is the neglected year ending nasty FreeMatt in Review. … Continue reading

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FreeMatt in Review: 12-6 to 12-10

The black hole doesn’t always eat everything but sometimes keep you in the dark. In the meantime, this is the FreeMatt in Review I Am Jeff, The Grinch’s Brother: Ask Me Anything The Christmas holidays aren’t happy for everyone. I … Continue reading

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Navy Story: Guns of Navarone

After I finished watching Guns of Navarone for the first time the other day, I started thinking about my experience dealing with law enforcement when I was onboard my ship while enlisted in the US Navy. I had an engrained … Continue reading

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FreeMatt in Review: 11/29 to 12/3

There might be “some ugly” in the midst, but there might be a reason to celebrate somewhere. In the meantime, this is the FreeMatt in Review Navy Story: No Friend of Mine I recollect when I didn’t ignore my “internal … Continue reading

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