Author Archives: TexasGI47

T 043 Silver lining for golden team

The Vegas Golden Knights are a professional ice hockey team based in the Las Vegas metropolitan area. The team began play in the 2017–18 NHL season, and is a member of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The team is owned by Black Knight Sports & Entertainment, a […]

T 042 Leftist hero? Che!

Ernesto “Che” Guevara (/tʃeɪ ɡəˈvɑːrə/, Spanish pronunciation: [ˈtʃe ɣeˈβaɾa][4] June 14, 1928 – October 9, 1967)[1][5] was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat and military theorist. A major figure of the Cuban Revolution, his stylized visage has become a ubiquitous countercultural symbol of rebellion and global insignia in popular culture, according to Wikipedia.  Symbol […]

T 041 This is nom nom of your business

Cookie Monster is a Muppet on the long-running children’s television show Sesame Street. He is best known for his voracious appetite and his famous eating phrases, such as “Me want cookie!” “Me eat cookie!” and “Om nom nom nom” (said through a mouth full of food). He eats almost anything, including normally inedible objects. However, […]

T 040 Indy t-shirt is beerly remembered

Indy’s award-winning craft beer scene is thriving and growing by the minute. Ranging from small taprooms to large warehouses, each brewery is very different, offering a pint for every palate, a website tells me. (https://www.visitindy.com/indianapolis-whats-on-tap-indy-breweries). Maybe. I don’t know. I ran into that website only because I was trying to get info about my shirt […]

T 039 No mon is an island

It all began with a naked girl on a beach. Peering down from the clifftop as she emerged from the waves on to a pristine white beach, Ian Fleming’s friend Ivar Bryce knew he’d found the spot. “Tie it up tomorrow,” he said to the Jamaican fixer with him. “Ian will adore this place.” (See […]

T 038 U-S-A! B-A-T! U-S-A!

Batman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger,[4][5] and first appeared in Detective Comics #27 (1939). Originally named the “Bat-Man”, the character is also referred to by such epithets as the Caped Crusader, the Dark Knight, and […]

T 037 Pretending to be the Red Army

The National Training Center is part of the US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM). The opposing force at the National Training Center (NTC) is the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, the Blackhorse Cavalry, who are stationed at the base to provide an opposing force to units on a training rotation at Fort Irwin. In September 2017, a […]