Author Archives: DougM (just entertaining myself here)

74-yo retired USAF LtColonel ’69-’92 (Satellite engineering, test, launch, & operations. Strategic planning)
BSE (aerospace eng) UMichigan ’69, MS (astro guidance&control) AF Inst Tech ’75
Living in south-central North Carolina
Shooting, working on my ’74 TR6, a little gunsmithing, and entertaining myself posting here at SondraKistan
Erstwhile single-handed live-aboard sailor/instructor/USCGMaster-50Tons, mounted foxhunter, world traveler, backpacker, book collector, photographer, USCCA corner worker, scuba diver, skier, bicycle & Harley tourist, shooting instructor, and rescuer of maidens fair. Wise ass
(What? Oh, right)
…and pal to my invisible friend, here

Safe move…

…since He’s already been cancelled on social media and can’t respond _____ • Story • Picked up by Pookie’s Toons

Force of habit

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Too soon for monkeypox?

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Stuff That’s Hard to Do (Falcon9 Starlink)

Routine Falcon9 launch and landing with excellent vids and visibility on a lazy, kick-back Sunday

Wokism wants to politicize “Hello”


Stuff That’s Hard to Do (Falcon9 Starlink from Vandenberg SFB)

Routine with good vids of vehicle rising through the vandenfog, separation events, and on-board landing view Tracking cam footage from today’s Falcon 9 launch of Starlink — SpaceX (@SpaceX) July 22, 2022

What are they planning on doing…

…that they’re afraid we’ll shoot them for? _____ • Story • Picked up by Pookie’s Toons


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Need coffee

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Maybe someday

Fingers crossed _____ • Story