Timberwolves Europe 2013 Tour (or Amsterdam to Prague, but not Zagreb)

[Categories TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY.] (I'll explain A-P but not A-Z before I finish.) Officially it is the "Following in Their Footsteps, Part II" tour. 'They' are the U.S. Army 104th Infantry Division. The footsteps are their 9 months of battle in Europe during WWII from aproximately Sep. 1944 to May 1945. Some basic definitions for the … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013 Tour (or Amsterdam to Prague, but not Zagreb)

Pulling Our Forces from Europe – Coffman’s Washington Roundup 2.10.2012

[Following is a recent email from my Congressman, 6th Congressional District Colorado, to his constituents. I like Coffman. He is ex-military and a former Colorado State Treasurer. He is a hard-working congressman.] Dear Friends, The Cold War ended in 1989, yet we still have 79,000 troops stationed in Europe with 45,000 of them in Germany … Continue reading Pulling Our Forces from Europe – Coffman’s Washington Roundup 2.10.2012

We have troops in Uganda?!?!

I had an email conversation this morning with a friend in which it was revealed to me we have U.S. troops in Uganda.  Here is how the conversation went: HWSNBN (He who shall not be named.): There are some interesting stats in this about the Democratic news media. http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2011/11/11/scandal-no-one-is-talking-about/ ME: We have troops in Uganda?!? … Continue reading We have troops in Uganda?!?!

Timberwolves Pups Reunion 2011 (120 photos), by John Holmes

I'd like to share my Snapfish photos with you. Once you have checked out my photos you can order prints and upload your own photos to share.  (Previous ad courtesy Snapfish.  You will need a free account to view the photos.  You can unsubscribe from future emails and remain fairly unharassed.) Click here to view … Continue reading Timberwolves Pups Reunion 2011 (120 photos), by John Holmes

The Price of Freedom

Men and women.  That's the price of freedom. Living and dead.  Yes, yes, "...in the long run we all are dead" (Keynes).  The price of freedom is that a lot of people don't get a chance at the long run.  They die too soon, too young, on a distant, unfamiliar battlefield somewhere. I was visiting … Continue reading The Price of Freedom

HR Vet Monument reaches goal

Congratulations to the Metro District and its hard working employees. As reported in this week's Highlands Ranch Herald, the Highlands Ranch Veterans Monument reached its funding goal. Contributions from remaining tile spaces will go towards maintenance. As you may or may not know, this is a Monument to any veteran who served (not limited to … Continue reading HR Vet Monument reaches goal