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Buckeye by birth. Enlisted USN upon high school graduation, then Korea erupted. Served aboard DD-693 (my avatar) and later DD-780 . Attended Ohio State Univ. after discharge until money expired. Joined IBM; retired 34 years later after serving in various locations in NY, OH, NC.

Recent Comments

  1. 5 months ago on The Born Loser

    I’ve heard of this except instead of butter, they used suet (beef fat) or tallow.

  2. 5 months ago on The Born Loser

    Years ago (during the early 1960s) I was with a non-profit that sold chocolate bars for 50¢ each (plus sales tax) or 2 for $1/.00 and we paid the taxes. Since the bars cost us 30¢ each, you can see how this “gimick” increased our profit.

  3. 5 months ago on Andy Capp

    Nope - I’m still foolish! ;)

  4. 5 months ago on Luann

    @ Dreamdeer .. True. A simple sheet of paper can stop a squirrel IF it has no idea what is on the other side.

  5. 5 months ago on Tarzan

    the French legion hasn’t got anyone in red shirts, do they? Nope, just brown pants.

  6. 5 months ago on Doonesbury

    If at first you don’t succeed… that’s about normal.

  7. 5 months ago on Tarzan

    If I were a betting man, I’d be willing to bet that the majority here don’t even recognize that slogan.

  8. 5 months ago on Wizard of Id

    Where’s the garden hose leading out the door?

  9. 5 months ago on Doonesbury

    I have a lot of people who worry about me! ;-)

  10. 5 months ago on Mutt & Jeff

    I was about 8 years ahead of you.