Lt. Col. John A. Linnemann, USMC (retired) – 2018 Palm Springs “The Shameless Selfie Tour”, Part II

Palm Springs is a very beautiful place with not much to do unless you want to golf, hike, jog, ride bikes, swim, shop, visit the air museum, art galleries, tour the San Andreas Fault, play poker, eat amazing food, or just lay around the pool and sip cocktails.  The “springs” part stems from groundwater that [...]

By | April 27th, 2018|

Lt. Col. John A. Linnemann, USMC (retired)- Palm Springs 2018 “The Shameless Selfie Tour”, Part I

So my dad is an interesting cat.  Born Hans Albert Linnemann to German immigrants, he didn’t start learning English until he was 5 years old.  As he started school around 1940 in New Jersey, the Principal advised my grandparents to change his name to “John”, presumably to avoid getting his ass beat every day. Fast-forward to growing [...]

By | April 25th, 2018|

The Best Show You’re Not Going To

Friday was opening night for the new musical at Vive Les Arts Theatre in Killeen.  “Hands On A Hardbody” is the story of a contest to win a truck – by keeping your hands on it for as long as you can.  A random group of about twelve people surround a new truck on display [...]

By | April 10th, 2018|