1967: FIREWORKS!

This week’s Saturday morning re-run, or should I say Saturday afternoon re-run. Re-runs were a topic of discussion with my Beautiful Saxon Princess earlier this week when she wondered if the practice came off looking like padding. The reality is such that I had a lot less followers when some of these posts were written (in this case about 1/3) and reposting allows older & otherwise overlooked work to be seen.

thanks – d.

David R. Deitrick, Designer

A word of fore-warning: To the best of my ability I have thoroughly “MacGuyver’d”  this manuscript, taking out any useful “how-to” information, but just to be sure: Don’t try any of these stunts.

My good friend , fellow veteran and gaming superstar Marc Miller once posed a question: “ Why is it in news photos we always see RPG-7s ( Rocket Propelled Grenades) in the hands of young “freedom fighters” all over the world. Why are so many anti-armor weapons found in hot-spots that are relatively free of tanks? “. It took me a minute, but the answer flashed in my mind: “They’re the world’s largest firecrackers!”There followed some chuckles and comments about Freudian symbolism but no real answer came about.  I forgot about the conversation until the other day when I looked at some family photos from our first years in Sterling, a time smack dab in the…

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