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The Lexicans · 12h ago

I have a confession to make

By Lex Posted on March 9, 2006   I didn’t watch the Oscars last week. Not one moment of it. There, I’ve said it. It’s off my chest. Oh, it’s not just that I was relatively sure (like everybo...
The Lexicans · 12h ago

FAM-1

Hey, Jonboy! First flight in the TA-4 – How do you like it so far? “Taco,” a SERGRAD (ed.- a recently winged pilot retained as an IP rather than sent to the fleet straightaway) was the instr...
The Lexicans · 14h ago

You think you had a hard time making Chief?

By Lex Posted on March 28, 2006   Try taking the advancement test in this classroom: ”Did anybody remember to bring a #2 pencil?” Still, you have to admit: The scenery is pretty compelling. ...
The Lexicans · 22h ago

Spring Cleaning

By Lex Posted on March 18, 2006   If there is anything more depressing to a middle aged man than finally getting around to the cleaning out from his closet the accumulated detritus of 20-odd...
The Lexicans · 1d ago

Eulogy

By lex, on January 24th, 2006 It’s been a month today since my sister passed on. It’s hard to believe. We’re heading back east at the end of the month. The funeral mass is long over, and now...
The Lexicans · 1d ago

Christmas Eve, 2005

By lex, on December 24th, 2005 It is the season of hope and joy, although I strain to find either. Everyone has his or her sorrows, and these are mine. The leaves have all fallen, and the na...
The Lexicans · 2d ago

Friday Musings 2-17-2006

By lex Posted on February 17, 2006   I don’t know whether Janis Joplin, if she was alive today, would make much of an impression on the music world. I was toodling home today when her “Me an...
The Lexicans · 2d ago

About the thing

by lex Posted on February 2, 2006   Yesterday. It was very well done, and a thing worth doing as it turns out. The family bore up well, and there were perhaps 200 well-wishers who were kind ...
The Lexicans · 2d ago

The kindnesses of strangers…

By lex Posted on December 26, 2005   Scene – Nordstrom’s, Pentagon City Mall, Arlington, Virginia Time and date- 1230PM, 26 December, 2005 – the second busiest shopping day of the year Playe...
The Lexicans · 2d ago

My poor, poor children

By lex Posted on February 21, 2006   The Armorer sends us over to Cassandra’s place, where she in turn directs us to discover what song was number one on the first day we sprang upon an amaz...