Basil David Reyes

I have added a new title to my “resume”, even though I can’t take any credit for it! I still would like you to indulge me as I brag a bit about it. Basil has made me a great grandfather! That has a very big connotation and I take the responsibility very seriously. So, this … More Basil David Reyes

Thank you!!

Thanks my dear friends for praying for us and helping us all get through the great year, 2020, just gone by.!! I do have to say, I resent hearing some say how bad 2020 was and how much better it is going to be in 2021.  There are lots of reasons to think that 2021, … More Thank you!!

Spanish Rice Paella

Super simple take on a great recipe. Check my book, Fighter Pilot in the Kitchen for the Spanish Rice Recipe. This recipe will feed at least 6 hungry adults. Serve with Brazilian cheese bread. Ingredients: 2 cups long grain brown rice 3 cans diced tomatoes 4 cups water 2 cups chicken stock 1 tablespoon lemon … More Spanish Rice Paella

50 Years!

This has been a year to celebrate a number of 50 year anniversaries!  The number one 50 for me was graduating from high school.  Being a 69er was a really cool deal.  I was very glad to leave high school, as I remember hating school.  But, what a cool deal for me to return to … More 50 Years!


Proverbs 26:11 “As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.” You can’t add much to this sage wisdom. but it does seem evident that we as humans and in our cultures are wont to follow such simple advice. Folly — goodwordssite

Ruckus Flight….

“Ruckus flight, cleared for takeoff,” rumbled the steady voice of the tower controller. “Roger, Ruckus cleared for takeoff,” I responded. As we finished our checklist, with a silent hand signal to the wingman, we simultaneously lowered our canopies. Next, we armed our seats, changed our radios to tactical frequency, and turned on our Identification Friend … More Ruckus Flight….

Hey old dog…

An old Doberman starts chasing rabbits and before long, discovers that he’s lost.Wandering about, he notices a lion heading rapidly in his direction with the intention of having lunch.The old Doberman thinks, “Oh, oh! I’m in deep s**t now!”Noticing some bones on the ground close by, he immediately settles down to chew on the bones … More Hey old dog…