Re: Memorial Day Thanks (Vets Roll Call)
"Ken Dixon" <nsvmiami@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
Uncle Sam invited me down for a job interview in 1969 but decided he didn't
want me either.
My grandfather was in WWI, my dad was a flight instructor in WWII, I was born
during the Korean war, got a draft notice during 'Nam and have a nephew with
4 tours in Iraq under his belt. There's gotta be a better way to settle our
Indeed, reason and persuasion are ideal and thereby preferred, but
unfortunately, much of the world didn't get that memo.
To all who've served, Thank You.
- Re: OT - Forget the swastikas on the decal sheet....
... Back at the turn of the last century my grandfather and grandmother ... When WWI came along they were involved in all kinds of events ... "prove" that the family name was not of German origin. ...
- Hand-me-down tools [was; Re: OT - 4 ton Floor Jack - Maintenance?]
... owner. ... My favorite is a level my dad gave me a decade or so ago. ... my Gr-grandfather, or Gr-Gr-grandfather handed down to my grandfather. ... Gr-grandfather was truck driver and might have had a good level. ...
- Re: Elefant Pics and Review.
... either but my paternal grandfather, who went through WW1 in a hole in ... When my Mum and Dad came to holiday with me in Germany in the late 70s I was living in a new building estate. ... He was sitting on a row of boxes next door with four of the German house builders passing a bottle of beer back and forth. ... 'and I will make it a felony to drink small beer.' ...
- Re: did I hear correctly? the Dr. is a father
... In the Tardis, did he tell Rose, "I was a dad once"? ... Susan called him Grandfather, but I assumed that was just made up ... An uncle is what you call a family friend the same age as the father, likewise and aunty is a family friend same age as the mother, and a granddad, pop, whatever is a family friend older than either. ...
- Re: Going to shul was:Judging groups; was: Haredim beat woman on bus (
... Dad was raised non-religious, but had religious grandparents. ... my grandfather started selling insurance to make ends ... For the record, I tend to give fountain pens for Bar Mitzvah gifts, ... I tend to make the pens, so it's a little different anyway. ...