|Your Humble Scribe, The Naviguesser and my Dad.|
Air Force, Navy and Army
That first photo was upon the occasion of The Nuke receiving her commission as an Ensign in the United States Navy.
Ten years ago...
|The Nuke's First Salute|
There has been a lot of water under the bridge since that day. But that day was pretty special. For you see, her brother, The Naviguesser, who was, at the time, a "shoe" - er, I mean professional Surface Warfare Officer, or SWO (if you will) was in town to not only witness his sister's commissioning, he's the one who administered the oath.
|The Naviguesser, The WSO and The Nuke|
The Naviguesser had been on active duty for four years by that time and was just short of becoming a full Lieutenant. His day in the sun had occurred in the same hall on the campus of WPI.
|The Naviguesser's First Salute|
|The WSO's First Salute|
So like I said, had some time to think, got to look through some old photos of some really good times.
Family is important to me. Am I proud of my kids?
You bet I am!
It's nice to have the kids follow you into the "family business". I know, I know, war is a nasty profession but hey, someone's got to do it, right?
So I'm not feeling all that hot, but this too shall pass. In fact, I'm feeling better already.
Took some time to smell the roses today.
It was a pretty good day come to think of it.
Pretty good indeed.
Oh, did I mention that my kids were comedians? No? Well they are. Here's a photo of my birthday cake, back in May.
Am I that old?
Nah, just feels like it sometimes.