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.

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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 at an East Texas car dealership, and the contest begins. Needless to say, as the days wear on arguments ensue, friendships develop, life stories are told, and all of the craziness that you can imagine in a competition like this is thrown out on the stage.

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It's International Women's Day, and that got me thinking


A salute to the women of this world Today is International Women’s Day, and that got me to thinking. It got me to thinking about how women have always taken a back seat to men, since the beginning of time. Still not sure why because there is no logical basis for it, but to this very day, as enlightened as we want to think we are, women are still on the backburner.

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From Dust to Fawn


I truly love what I do. It’s been said that if your living is your passion, then you will never work a day in your life. I find that saying fits well when describing me and my work. While there are always aspects of any profession that you can live without, I find nothing but pure joy when purchasing and remodeling a home.

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