One of a Kind

July 8, 2020

Dean Weller , Kansas, saw a VW Beatle with a wrought iron body and decided to make his “A” look similar. It is one of kind. The car was on its way to the Model A museum near Gilmore Michigan and stopped for a brief visit to our club meeting last night:


112 Pound Catfish

July 4, 2020

I was told that dam repair divers encountered 120 pound catfish at the base of the Kentucky Dam but never quite believed the stories. I do now:

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Activities by Coronavirus Risk Level

June 30, 2020

I saw this article several weeks ago and have found it helpful:

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Saharan Dust

June 28, 2020

Went down to the park this evening to photograph a Saharan dust sunset. Not too spectacular but the little bandit in the bottom pic made it worthwhile:





5G Tracking

June 9, 2020

Did you know that every tire comes with a prebuilt GPS chip so that you can be located in 5G networks? If you don’t want to be followed, you have to cut off the little antenna that sticks out:


Thanks to Dennis V for the above



Blackbird Legacy of Innovation

June 5, 2020

This is the best documentary I have ever seen if you are an engineer, mechanic or have an interest in aviation:

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Today’s Plan

June 2, 2020


Thanks to Dennis V for the above

The Next 100 Days

May 28, 2020

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We Remember

May 24, 2020

Over Memorial Day weekend I visited the new (2018) Veterans Memorial in Perryville, MO. It is a replica of the Vietnam Wall in D.C. Made of black granite from India as is the one in D.C. It is the same size and has the same names as D.C. but is easier to get to than the one in Washington D.C.

it is impressive and sobering. If you are ever in the area (1 1/2 hours South of St. Louis) visit it and pay your respects to the brave men and women (8 females and all nurses) on the Wall. There are  some photos below which will give you an ideal of its grandeur





Dillinger’s Getaway Car

May 22, 2020


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Ron’s Getaway Car has no holes in it and he would sell for a little less than $165,000

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