Month: June 2018

Posted in Flotsam Love and War files

Buggles at dawn

Teresa gets up way, way too early. Like, 10 minutes to 6 early. WHY? She doesn’t have some nine-to-five downtown, or a paper route. No,…

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GIs in chow line Biloxi postcard WWII
Posted in The postcards

Biloxi Chow: Worth the wait?

Here’s a postcard from a young man training at Biloxi to (I presume) his girlfriend back home. Or maybe his girl friend. Back then I…

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Rusty junk found with metal detector
Posted in Flotsam

First day with metal detector

Ordered a Garrett Ace 300 for a sort of Fathers Day present, it came today so naturally I put it together right away and started…

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Posted in Flotsam In the Shop

What is this thing?

My father passed away last year, he had a lot of neat old tools. A master craftsman, he was also a problem solver. My question…

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Posted in Flotsam

Dig or dig not, there is no try.

Just moving some dirt down by the creek, and look who turns up. Lovable green and wrinkly Yoda. Don’t know how long he had been…

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