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The Lexicans · 42m ago

Just for the record

By Lex Posted on April 10, 2006   Been doing some of that cross-training thing. Trying not so much to turn back the hands of time as slow them down, just a little. Running, cycling, swimming...
The Lexicans · 1h ago

The Morning Commute

By Lex On Thu – April 14, 2005   I get up pretty early on a work day – 0604. It’s a strange number, I know, but the Hobbit has determined that getting up at 0704 gives her exactly the right ...
The Lexicans · 2h ago

Hero

By Lex Posted on April 7, 2006   The local crab-wrapper gets it right: Navy petty officer third class (Nathanial Leoncio) was on patrol with Marines in southern Ramadi on Oct. 4 when they we...
The Lexicans · 2h ago

Slow day for news?

By lex Posted on April 4, 2006 Why not make some! I have been talking with a producer of the NBC Dateline show and he is in the process of filming a piece on anti-Muslim and anti-Arab discri...
The Lexicans · 19h 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 · 19h 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 · 21h 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 · 1d 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 · 2d 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...