car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page


Goodbye,Dome Sweet Dome

She may not look like much,but she‘s got had it where it counts,kid.

A Face for Mount Rushmore

08 September 2003 The Last Portrait of Johnny Cash from Country Music:The Masters,a collection of photos by Marty Stuart

Filling the New Cabinet,Part IV:Defense

The Contenders

- Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE,1997-present):President,McCarthy and Company (1991-1996);President and CEO of United Service Organizations (1987-1990);Deputy Director/Chief Operating Officer,Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations (1990);Deputy Administrator of Veterans Affairs (1981-1982);Sergeant,2nd Battalion (Mechanized),47th Infantry Regiment,9th Infantry Division,IV Corps,Vietnam,United Read on…

Let the Train Blow the Whistle When I Go –A Farewell to Chuck Hagel

In years past the term “maverick”was ascribed to Sen. John McCain of Arizona for his willingness to break ranks with fellow Republicans,cross the aisle,and vote with the opposition on issues such as gun control and financial/taxation legislation. Though McCain has a historically strong conservative voting record (82.3% lifetime rating from the American Read on…

I’m Free From The Chain Gang Now

Johnny Cash 26 February,1932 –12 September,2003

Johnny Cash,my all-time favorite recording artist,died the day I turned 21.

I woke up early to read the news before heading to class (I was in training school at this point).  I was stationed out in the middle of the Mojave Desert at the Read on…