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

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A Non-Partisan Federal Government Shutdown Thought Experiment

Photo courtesy the United States Marine Corps. Reused with attribution in compliance with Creative Commons.

Consider the following for a moment:

You are a military spouse. While your husband/wife is on the other side of the world,you remain behind,raising your children,paying your mortgage or rent,car notes,etc. You Read on…

Where,oh where,has my little nuke gone? Oh where,oh where can it be?

The Washington Post ran a rather lengthy article two days ago which ran under the headline “Missteps in the Bunker”in an attempt to demystify the US Air Force’s apparent misplacement of a few nuclear warheads. Written by Joby Warnick and Walter Pinkus,the gist of the piece is that the Bermuda Triangle descended Read on…

You are now leaving…

In less than 48 hours I will be leaving California (and the Marine Corps) for good,en route with Jo to Chicago and a new life.  The next you will see an update here will be some time after I arrive in the Windy City on 05 November. Read on…

A Walk Down Memory Lane/Riding the Wave

Sunday night was a time for reflection. My buddy Vinny and I sat down with a bunch of the new guys to watch a Marine Corps boot camp documentary. The documentary was filmed in San Diego roughly at the same time I was there. It follows the training of Read on…

Friday Roundup

This won’t be a thematic post but will instead function as more of an assessment of the progress I’ve been making,not only with this site (which is minimal in the visible sense),but with other facets of my life.  I don’t generally talk much about what is going on with me personally,but with Read on…