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Memorial Day 2015

Posted in Army, Awesome, History, Writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on May 23, 2015 by BrainRants

american-flagI’ve ranted before about Memorial Day on this blog in a post here and another one here.  I wanted to do another this year, but I don’t like to recycle posts and there’s only so much glorification one can do, even for an important day like Memorial Day.  Today isn’t Memorial Day, but more on that later. Continue reading

Happy Chriskwanzukkah

Posted in Humor, Rant with tags , , , , , , , on December 24, 2014 by BrainRants

I’ve reblogged this gem in some form or another every year except last Christmas, because I was busy.  Also, ’13’ is a sucky number Continue reading

America Is Awesome

Posted in Awesome, History with tags , , , , , , on July 4, 2014 by BrainRants

I’m sitting here in a very echo-y, much-reduced version of my office.  The rest of my home – where I’ve lived for damn near seven years – is Continue reading


Posted in Awesome, Best, History with tags , , , , , , , , , on July 4, 2013 by BrainRants

Happy Fourth of July.  By now you know this is my favorite holiday of the year, far overshadowing both Christmas and Continue reading

Memorial Day – 2013

Posted in Army, Awesome, Best, History, Home with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 27, 2013 by BrainRants

Last year on Memorial Day I was stuck in Afghanistan, and the year prior I was not blogging yet.  This year I felt compelled to add a more well-written addition to the constellation of posts I like to Continue reading

Holiday In Afghanistan

Posted in Afghanistan, Army, Awesome, Humor, Rant with tags , , , , , , , , on December 23, 2012 by BrainRants

So here I am, sitting here in lovely Kabul.  The air is crisp and cold, there is a smell of burning… something… in the air that reminds me of shit.  It’s December, and we’re spiralling toward Christmas again in an uncontrolled holiday asshattery

Freak Ass Spam #2

Posted in Best, Freak Ass Spam, Humor, Rant with tags , , , , , , , on February 11, 2012 by BrainRants

To confuse you even more while visiting my bizarre little corner of the web, I’ve started numbering my Freak Ass Spams after I split off the Sick Search Terms portion, which will also be numbered and equally separately… ouch, bad sentence. Gotta get the next five posts Continue reading