I was down hard again yesterday. I'll sure be glad when I'm feeling better.
In the meantime, a few pics from Midway. These are just random crowd shots. For the most part.
Something about the sight and sound of all those civilians swarming through the ship makes me feel good.
|Brother and sister Hawkeye drivers.|
|F4F-3 Wildcat, one of the stars of the Battle of Midway in June, 1942. Seventy-five years ago this month.|
|I'm always surprised at how surprised folks are at the sleeping arrangements.|
|The Fo'c'sle, nee Forward Castle. I love watching people step over the anchor chain without being struck by lightning.|
|Young SLUF driver. She's got the look. I can imagine a world in which she's a grizzled aviator giving an interview and relates the moment she decided to join the Navy and fly jets.|
|Imagine the panic if they came to life and growled!|
|Beer and Scooters.|
|Where once the extraordinary was routine.|
|Future Crash & Smash AB?|
|"This thing shoots 6,000 rounds a minute!"|