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Forum: General Posts 05-10-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By Tamaroa
So then the Dems must be against IDs to purchase...

So then the Dems must be against IDs to purchase cigarettes, liquor, opening bank accounts, swim club IDs, I'm asked for photo ID so often I keep my drivers license in a special access window in my...
Forum: General Posts 01-27-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By Tamaroa
I live close to the Bear Mountain Bridge. I'm...

I live close to the Bear Mountain Bridge. I'm familiar with Latham. Once knew a girl who lived there.
Forum: General Posts 01-11-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By Tamaroa
Not a lot of snow but bitter cold around here....

Not a lot of snow but bitter cold around here. Nights fell to below zero. Things have progeessed a little. on Wednesday it was 6 degress. Yesterday it went up to 16. Supposed to be in the 20's today...
Forum: General Posts 01-03-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By Tamaroa
Still 6 degrees and it is supposed to go to -4...

Still 6 degrees and it is supposed to go to -4 tonight. Got the heat going good. My son came home from work to find that the snow plow had blocked our driveway again so he had to shovel snow away...
Forum: General Posts 01-03-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By Tamaroa
Snow Storm 1/2-1/3

How is everyone doing, here in the north east? We in the lower Hudson Valley got about 8 inches overnight. Snow appears to have stopped but it is bitter cold right now (8 AM) 6 degrees. It is...
Forum: General Posts 12-30-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By Tamaroa
agreed!

agreed!
Forum: General Posts 12-30-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Tamaroa
Best Wishes to all. I had an "interesting" year....

Best Wishes to all. I had an "interesting" year. In November 2012, I was laid off due to reduction in force. yeah right, I was the highest paid and the oldest on the staff. So they let me take as...
Forum: General Posts 12-28-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By Tamaroa
I'm not familiar with south Africa exept as it...

I'm not familiar with south Africa exept as it relates to the Boer war, so I'm not qualified. I suspect that there was an increase inmigration TO South Africa a la Nelson Mandela, et al! I'll look it...
Forum: General Posts 12-27-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By Tamaroa
Washita was in 1868 and Big Horn was in June of...

Washita was in 1868 and Big Horn was in June of 1876. Personally, I have the utmost respect for our armed forces from the 20th century on. However, I have serious reservations about our military in...
Forum: General Posts 12-27-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By Tamaroa
Neil, Thank you and exactly my point. Which...

Neil,

Thank you and exactly my point. Which is why I am still proud to be a Redskins fan and a big fan of the Army of Northern Virginia, etc. In terms of my admiration for a specific unit or...
Forum: General Posts 12-26-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By Tamaroa
I know I will annoy people with my observation,...

I know I will annoy people with my observation, however, I believe that the Redskins should keep their nickname. The whole thing is political correctness run amok. For those of you who have served in...
Forum: Spanish American 09-04-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,204
Posted By Tamaroa
National Archives and Records Administration. Its...

National Archives and Records Administration. Its been a while since I did it, but there used to be a form NATF-80 that you could fill out and get the soldier's service record and pension files as...
Forum: Veterans Appreciation 07-05-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 18,832
Posted By Tamaroa
A few years back, I posed a question on a Coast...

A few years back, I posed a question on a Coast Guard message board. I served from 67-71. At discharge, I had two medals, the NDSM and the CG Good Conduct Medal. I never felt belittled by the two...
Forum: General Posts 02-06-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By Tamaroa
Was a good game. Although, I'm a Washington...

Was a good game. Although, I'm a Washington Redskins fan. I routed for the Giants for a silly reason. I wanted to be able to say that the 'Skins swept the Superbowl champs this year. So as bad as my...
Forum: General Posts 01-20-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Tamaroa
Smile Hi all, Just checking in! Seems to be...

Hi all,

Just checking in! Seems to be working fine now. How's everyone doing? Day to day for me. As long as I get paid every two weeks I have no issues. Just celebrated 30 years with my company. ...
Forum: General Posts 01-11-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By Tamaroa
grrrr! It happened again yesterday. I could get...

grrrr! It happened again yesterday. I could get to the title page but couldn't access any of the forums! Tried from work. Today it appears to be working.
Forum: Civil War 01-04-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,453
Posted By Tamaroa
Little known fact about the Medal of Honor....

Little known fact about the Medal of Honor. During the Civil War, one sure way to receive one was to capture a Confederate Battle Flag. and also if you were in the 27th Maine, all you had to do was...
Forum: General Posts 01-03-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By Tamaroa
Hi all, It's interesting that this topic...

Hi all,

It's interesting that this topic just sprang up after I had just explained to a couple of friends on other sites last week, my recent and sometimes long absences from boards. There are two...
Forum: General Posts 02-08-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By Tamaroa
Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for...

Sunset and evening star,
And one clear call for me!
And may there be no moaning of the bar,
When I put out to sea,
But such a tide as moving seems asleep,
Too full for sound and foam,
When...
Forum: Political Debate 07-31-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Tamaroa
Reminds me of a funny story. In another lifetime,...

Reminds me of a funny story. In another lifetime, I was a Park Ranger in a Park in SW Virginia. I was in during Nixon's presidency. The Park Superintendent was a ardent admirer of Nixon. He was...
Forum: General Posts 06-01-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By Tamaroa
49/50 average error 5 miles 278 seconds, 98%

49/50 average error 5 miles 278 seconds, 98%
Forum: Navy 04-20-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,140
Posted By Tamaroa
Update; I'm proud of my son the Lieutenant. He...

Update; I'm proud of my son the Lieutenant. He will be released from active duty in October. He has a job lined up with the Puget Sound Shipyard as a Nuclear Engineer. But the best news is that I'm...
Forum: General Posts 04-20-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,391
Posted By Tamaroa
David: My donation is in the U.S. Mail as we...

David:

My donation is in the U.S. Mail as we speak. I profusely apologize for not getting it in sooner, its just been a heck of a quarter what with layoffs and all. I'm the facilities guy that has...
Forum: General Posts 03-17-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Tamaroa
As a former Union Member, I can tell you that a...

As a former Union Member, I can tell you that a closed ballot box doesn't mean much. Almost 30 years ago, I was an operating engineer. The negotiations between the Union management and the building...
Forum: Coast Guard 03-12-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,074
Posted By Tamaroa
Its not clear whether the newspaper is being...

Its not clear whether the newspaper is being critical or not. Also i'm not familiar with current Coast Guard standards regarding rescues. What I can say is that when I was on the Tam a long long time...
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