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Thorby Free

I am an old guy, with the weight of much experience on my shoulders. As is Baslim the Begger, I'm a fan of Robert A Heinlein. One more thing to add... Federal Republic of Germany service, 1971-1973, 1LT, FA, 5/77 FA, V Corps Artillery HQ, 2/75FA.

Recent Comments

  1. 19 minutes ago on Rose is Rose

    Nice memory- the BEST inspiration!

  2. 20 minutes ago on Rose is Rose

    He got me into the hobby…

  3. 21 minutes ago on Rose is Rose

    After his career in British politics, Winston Churchill took up oil painting. It’s been said that, for his first painting, he was ready to go, but….“buck fever”. His wife asked him what was the matter. He said that he was a little frightened of it. She took the brush, daubed it in blue paint, touched the canvas in the sky area, and said something like “There, it’s started!” That was all Sir Winston needed…

  4. 33 minutes ago on Rose is Rose

    Except for his age and experience levels, it could be said that he’s a “better Man” than us! ( I mean in those areas you mentioned.) If you had a part in his upbringing, kudos to you and DEFINITELY his parents!

  5. 1 day ago on Last Kiss

    Reminds me of a conversation my youngest brother (with his 4th child), “Mom, I don’t know what happened!”; Mom: “If you don’t know by now, there’s nothing I can tell you”, (with a straight face).

  6. 1 day ago on Tarzan

    Does she ever!

  7. 2 days ago on Rip Haywire

    Man, that’s “cruel and unusual punishment”! ( U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, 8th Amendment)

  8. 2 days ago on Rose is Rose

    STWriter, I’ll bet that made your heart swell up…

  9. 2 days ago on Rose is Rose

    I AGREE, JVN! I didn’t think I would be bad off as I am; (actually, I thought I’d be dead now- I’ll take the aches, pains, CHF, AFib, diabetes, etc., etc….)

  10. 2 days ago on Tarzan

    Yes, indeed, the Major will be “EDUCATED” by Lord Greystoke….