Month: June 2011

Flag Day

Murdoc is making an unscheduled drydock stop for repairs but that doesn’t mean it’s not June 14th. It was a cold, windy September morning when the photo used to make this image was taken. I was sipping coffee and trying to keep our little fire going in the wind, warming up after a crazy thunderstorm-filled […]

Gromitz Grounded

Back in 2007: Missed this when it happened. Here’s a little more info: German Navy Type 332 Frankenthal class mine hunter M106 Grömitz (built 1994) based in Kiel — will remain for some time on the rocks where it grounded in the night of Feb 21 off the harbor Floræ on way to Bergen. While […]

Friday Linkzookery – 10 Jun 2011

Justice Officials in ‘Panic Mode’ as Hearing Nears on Failed Anti-Gun Trafficking Program They’d better be, if even half of what we’ve heard is true. Murdoc’s guessing we haven’t heard even half of it, though. Revisiting Unemployment Predictions It’s almost like politicians don’t have a freaking clue. And lie. Or both. China surpasses US as […]