An unspectacular picture of my brother and the GNG, but apparently the best I got this year. He just started infantry basic training. We love you! (Uh, not that he'll be reading this.)
- Sure, you're a vet, but that doesn't mean you have license to act like a jerk. I think us military wives could stand to remember this too sometimes. Sometimes I have to check my attitude and remember that we're all volunteers here.
- 9-foot-tall supersoldier mourns Kim Jung Il. Public mourning. Photoshop intrigue investigations. Giants.
- Christian principles for realistic politics "...the seven principles above can help us start to make sense of the world, make decisions in the world, and elect politicians who understand the way the world works."
- I decided against linking to the piece of junk newspaper that Drudge pointed me to for this article, so I'll summarize it: Brain-eating amoebae lurk in tap water. Two people have died from doing sinus rinses with unboiled tap water. Boil it or use distilled water! Seriously. You can't say you haven't been warned.