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Steel Breeze

Steel Breeze
December 31
66 and still rockin....yeah man... USMC...'68-'71 no politics no religion no fear


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OCTOBER 5, 2014 9:16PM

I'm the One

     He was ready....everything in place. The front door was covered in signs......'Do Not Disturb,No Candy,Leave Me Alone' and many others.

     It's not that he didn't particularly like kids,he didn't like people.Sure, they were fairly easy to avoid normally,but,this w… Read full post »

OCTOBER 1, 2014 9:43PM

Eleanor Roosevelt


The Marines I have seen around the world have the cleanest bodies, the filthiest minds, the highest morale, and the lowest morals of any group of animals I have ever seen. Thank God for the United States Marine Corps! 
Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States, 1945

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SEPTEMBER 7, 2014 9:26PM

Born To Run

I was born and raised in the southside of Chicago.In or around 1958 I became a sports fan.Though my family were Cubs fans,I became a White Sox fan(can't remember exactly why,hey, i'm 66).In '59,figured i'd picked right,heh.In the 60's,also became an NBA,NFL fan.Hard to tellya what being a Sox,Bears,B… Read full post »

MARCH 17, 2013 1:47PM


     Survival.Preparedness.That had always been his  motto.Anticipate and prepare for any situation.That was how he had lived for the last forty years,and it had paid off many times over.It was also the message he had drummed into his children up to, and including adulthood.He t

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JULY 6, 2012 1:24AM

O/S Weekend Fiction; She.....

She, would never let him walk alone. He was her hero. Her protector. Her big brother.He was ten years older,but it never mattered.

When she was six, and the blurry eyed monster crashed into the house,waking everyone, scaring everyone, he took the blow from that huge hand. Not fighting back, nor… Read full post »

Finally. A new mission,and a new partner.Jake and I had been scouts for over ten years when he decided to pull the plug and retire.Can't blame him,he was twelve years older than me,and jumping around the galaxy scouting new planets was a young man's game.

There was a level of excitement… Read full post »

JUNE 22, 2012 11:19AM

O/S Weekend Fiction: Adrift

Well, that's it then. No options left. We've had a good run,Mark and I. Years of scrounging the trade routes, planet by planet. A good haul of ore here and there,always making enough to just re-supply for the next run.

But this one was different. A simple run to a remote… Read full post »

JUNE 14, 2012 12:08PM

O/S Weekend Fiction; Home..

   Standing in the parking lot,keys in hand, he had a sudden urge to turn back and look at the place. Huge, the largest research complex ever.

   On turning back to his car, he heard his name,"Hey John, wait up." It was his assistant and friend Lyle, all smiles,… Read full post »

JUNE 8, 2012 10:20AM

O/S Weekend Fiction; Waiting....

   He could wait..he was very good at waiting.....the reason he was still alive.From his vantage point, above the ravine, he could see the entire approach, even thru the dense jungle growth. He had chosen well, any movement in the draw, or the thick foilage on either side would present an… Read full post »

   He hated to have to do this. He had been more than patient. Through her whining, her lack of attention, her slow,mindless wandering,he remained attentive,watchful. But now,in recent months,she had become a danger to herself,and the family.There were not many options,but remembering bette… Read full post »