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Navy Story: Hiding In The Limelight

Most people I knew in the Navy had a story about a RDC (drill instructor) that would torment them. Someone always had some weird saying or had some borderline silly activity they used to harangue people with. I thought it … Continue reading

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The Time Machine Paradox: Dimebag Darrell

Addendum: Pantera has had a few tour dates in Mexico and a few other countries. They returned to the road after a long hiatus. Zakk Wylde and Charlie Benante are filling in for the Abbott brothers. If you can catch … Continue reading

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As The Gray Makes Its Way II: Veteran’s Day 2022

This is the second part of my Veteran’s Day post. This was to talk about sacrifice and the departure that service brought some of us. I had been listening to En Livstid i Krig from Sabaton. (Swedish version of Lifetime … Continue reading

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As The Gray Makes Its Way: Veteran’s Day 2022

I technically had two separate posting for Veteran’s Day 2022. I wanted to salute two veterans that I feel that I owe more than I could give. Bruce* Bruce was accidentally roped into a bad situation that I created. I … Continue reading

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You Might Not Want To Be My Friend

I have made it blatantly clear that I hate when people throw around the term “friend” loosely. I am a friendly person but I don’t label people easily. I wish that we would use acquaintance as loose as we use … Continue reading

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The Curse of The Long Memory and Short Temper

One of the most beautiful things of running into people I knew in the past is that most of them had faint memories of me. They failed to remember poorly placed pranks, bad jokes, and general awkwardness. A few remember … Continue reading

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FreeMatt in Review: 9-21 to 9-25

On the opposite side of the world there might be calm when we have chaos, and when those are among conflict, we may have peace. In the meantime, check out this week’s FreeMatt in Review. The Last of A Dying … Continue reading

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