Gotta Go Again

I've been recalled to my IMT (incident management team) position.  I'll be gone at least a month this time.


A Cheap Gun Safe Dehumidifier

I buy them at Walmart in a 3-pack box.

DampRid® Hanging Closet Freshener

The DampRid® Hanging Closet Freshener is a unique fragrant hanging dehumidifier to keep your closet free of dampness that can cause odors and mildew. Simple and easy to use, the Closet Freshener consists of two sealed compartments: the top contains calcium chloride in a one-way packet that allows moisture in; the bottom portion acts as a reservoir for the collected moisture that drains down from the top. The reservoir is see-thru so it's easy to determine when the Freshener needs to be replaced.


So Whose Decision Was it to Shut Down the US Space Program and Rely on the Russians?

RT.COM:  Dmitry Rogozin also said that Moscow is banning Washington from using Russian-made rocket engines, which the US has used to deliver its military satellites into orbit.
“We proceed from the fact that without guarantees that our engines are used for non-military spacecraft launches only, we won’t be able to supply them to the US,”Rogozin is cited as saying by Interfax news agency.
If such guarantees aren’t provided the Russian side will also be unable to perform routine maintenance for the engines, which have been previously delivered to the US, he added.
The US relies on Russian-made RD-180 and NK-33 engines to launch military and civilian satellites into space, with NASA saying it’s unlikely to produce a fully operational rocket engine of its own before 2020.

Representative Gowdy - My Man


Why I Like Texas

I'm Back

To those of you who drop by here, I apologize for wasting your time of late.

I am a reservist with an emergency management organization who, on rare occasions calls on my services.

Such an occasion occurred in late April and I mobilized to South Texas and I just returned home yesterday morning. I'm prevented from discussing the event, so I'm sorry I can't tell you anything, but it was interesting, challenging, and exhausting.