Bert Linson

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John Prine – Donald & Lydia

Today I have been in a John Prine mood.  John Prine is not a well know artist even though his songs are very good.  His songs tell about life and can touch feelings deep down inside. One of these songs is Donald & Lydia. A song about two sad and lonely young people who long for …

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Happy Independence Day 2016!

This 4th or July let us all pause to remember what this holiday is all about. FREEDOM and LIBERTY for all! Freedom and liberty for all races, religions, nationalities, genders, gays, lesbians, bisexuals…..EVERYONE! Let us begin today to embrace the true meaning of FREEDOM and LIBERTY by eliminating bigotry,racism, and discrimination in our own lives! …

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Making the Final Move to Android

After almost two years since jumping off the Apple iPhone wagon I am ready to begin making a complete break from Apple products. The path to this decision has not been straight and the ride has been bumpy but I am now used to Android and look forward to moving forward and watching it develop. …

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Top Secret Lost Place – Sankt Martin Bunker

Yesterday Sabine and I attended the Cave St. Martin Geocaching Event Cache where were took a tour of a Cold War Bunker which is now a “Lost Place”. The location is actually a bunker that was intended to be a Top Secret military communications bunker which was built by NATO during the Cold War. Construction began …

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Completed the Geocaching 81 Matrix!

I finally finished the 81 Matrix by finding a cache at an almost 800 year old castle and had to climb into the hole they used as a toilet back in the 13th century. Here is my log: http://coord.info/GLN4J0FT. To complete this matrix you must find at least one cache for each Geocache Difficulty and Terrain …

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Luxembourg American and German Cemeteries and Memorials

Grave of General George S. Patton

Today Sabine and I visited the American and German Cemeteries and Monuments to pay our respects to the American and German Soldiers who gave their lives in service to their countries. The Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial is near Hamm which is a bit Northwest of Luxembourg City. The US Army 5th Armored Division liberated …

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Bert’s 1999 DiamondBack Sorrento SE Bicycle

I would like to share today my 1999 DiamondBack Sorrento SE bicycle. I bought this bike back in 1999 at the US Army PX in Hanau Germany. It had been a long time since I had owned a good bike and I figured it was time to get one so I could ride. The Sorrento …

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Bert’s Hydroponic Garden Version 2016!

Well I started my hydroponic garden up. Started putting it together last weekend and now it is running pretty good. Have one more spicy pepper plant to add. No tomatoes this year since this probably our last summer here I didn’t want to go to the trouble of building up a tomato house.

Never Heard of Freeriding But I Like it!

Man I would have DEFINITELY done this back in my teens and 20’s when I thought I was invincible and would live forever. Probably wouldn’t do it today!

Comparative US Military Terms

When dealing with the various US Military services it is very important that you understand the specific lingo for the particular person you are talking to at the time.  This is especially true when dealing with the United States Air Force. I have put together this handy reference list for everyone who might find themselves …

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