Category: Events

Tony Blair Visits Kuwait

Tony Blair the former British prime minister visited Ali Al Salem air base in Kuwait. In these photos you can see him shaking hands with Colonel Smith the former base commander.

Patriot Missiles

While stationed at Ali Al Salem air base in Kuwait there were some Patriot Missiles there. Every time Saddam Hussein sent scud missiles south of the 38th parallel something would be sent up that way to take it out. Periodically I would check just to ensure they were still pointing north. If they were I …

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Buddhist Temple at Enoshima, Japan

While walking around Enoshima, Japan one of the landmarks was this buddhist temple. Here is a view looking towards Enoshima Island in Fujisawa.

HC-130 Daytime Parabundle Drop

Here are some different videos of a HC-130 performing routine air drops.

General Ryan Visits Ali Al Salem

General Ryan visited Ali Al Salem airbase in Kuwait. While there he received a tour of the base by Colonel Smith and the facilities and also participated in reenlistment ceremonies.

Funny Watch the Gap Sign

This was one of the funniest signs I’ve ever seen and it was taken at the jungle cruise ride at California Disneyland of all places.

Pirate Ship and Mark Twain Riverboat Cruise

In Frontierland of Disneyland California there are a couple of ships where you can take a 15-30 minute cruise. One of the ships is a pirate ship and the other is the Mark Twain steamboat paddle wheel ship. While on the cruise you get a guided tour of different sights you can see in Frontierland.

Indiana Jones Ride at Disneyland California

Here are some of the sights you can see while waiting in line for the Indiana Jones ride at Disneyland of California .

It’s a Small World Ride at Disneyland California

Here are some of the sights you can see at the It’s a Small World ride at Disneyland California.

Castle at Disneyland of California

This is what the Castle looks like at Disneyland of California.

California Disneyland Toon Town

Here is a Mickey Mouse statue in the fountain in Toon Town of California Disneyland.

Curry House CoCo Ichibanya Irvine, California

ココイチカレー、たまに無性に食べたくなる味。特に海外だと恋しく感じる。 CAには4店舗あるらしく、アーバイン店に行ってみた。 日本に住んでいた外国人にも人気があり、この味を求めて来るお客でいっぱい。 週末のお昼時は行列が出来ていた。 中国系と韓国系のレストランやショップに囲まれたショッピングセンター内にその店舗はあり、駐車場が無料なのがありがたい。 当たり前ですが英語のメニュー。辛さ・ご飯の量・トッピングを選べて比較的に日本とあまり変わらない。店員は地元の学生さんっぽい。 オーダーも英語のみ。でもアメリカにしてはサービスが良く、 注文するとすぐにカレーが運ばれてきたし、お水もすぐにお代わりを聞いてくれた。 でも店員さんを呼ぶあのチャイムがあったら便利なのになぁ〜。 肝心の味は「これよ!これ!」と安定のお味。 量は多いので食べきれず持ち帰れるか聞くと、To-Go Boxを持って来てくれた。 アメリカ式自分でやりなさいのあのお弁当箱だ。 値段はチップ料金が掛かるので日本より少々高く感じた。 お子様セットのお菓子はオレオクッキー♪ CoCo ICHIBANYA USA

Death’s-head hawkmoth

I came across this moth and I had to take photo of it because it reminded me of the movie, “Silence of the Lambs.”

Disneyland California

Things to be seen while walking down main street in Disneyland, California.

Weather View from C-130

Have you ever wondered what the pilot’s view looks like out of a C-130? Well now you can see for yourself. Here they are looking at the clouds and the weather that they will be flying into.

Looking Around The Rock

Here are some sights around Ali Al Salem air base in Kuwait. As you can see there isn’t much to look at because it is all desert.

Death Road

After Iraq invaded Kuwait and the United States forced the Iraqi military out of Kuwait while the Iraqi troops were retreating many were mowed down on what is known as “Death Road.” Many of the tanks can now be found in tank dumps like these.

C-130 Aircraft

While at Ali Al Salem air base in Kuwait I got to see some C-130 aircraft. I even got to fly in the back of one as a force protection measure when leaving Kuwait.

Kuwaiti Towers

While on temporary duty in Kuwait I was afforded the opportunity to go downtown and see the Kuwaiti Towers for myself. Here is a nice arial view of the towers. I’ll leave it up to you to decide what type of aircraft this photo was taken from. Here is also another photo taken while driving …

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Intricate Wood Carving

While in Japan I went to this building that had some very intricate wood carvings. I didn’t get on a ladder to inspect, but the wood appeared as if it was untreated and still looked very nice.

Japanese Architecture

While in Japan I was amazed by the architectural structure of the building. Look at all the untreated wood to hold the roof structure. It is amazing that it lasted after all these years.

Virginia Range Wild Horses to be Slaughtered in Mexico

Will these horses be rounded up shipped to Mexico to be turned in to dog food? Glue? Tacos? If you don’t want this to happen, get involved now.

Bamboo in Japan

Humvee After Shootout

Here are the remains of a Humvee after a fire fight in Iraq.

Humvee Hit by Improvised Explosive Device

Here are the remains of what once was a Humvee that was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED).

Bronze Bell at Japanese Shrine

While at a shrine in Enoshima, Japan I saw this big bronze bell. These bells have a nice ring to them. From what I remember about reading about them is that the people who make the bell don’t know if they have a good bell until after it is cast and they hear the ring …

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The H3 Tunnels on Oahu

When driving the H3 across the island of Oahu will need to pass through the tunnels that go through the mountains. Here is the entrance to the tunnels on this elevated highway. The views are spectacular and the interesting thing is that the sun may be shining when you go into the tunnel and it …

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Golden Places and Smiling Faces

In Thailand there are gold stores all over the country much like this one. The people are real friendly and always willing to help you find what you are looking for. Thai gold is a real yellow gold that differs from other types of gold I have seen. They don’t sell you gold by the …

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Lizard in Thailand

Here’s a little lizard in Thailand. I’m not sure if it was a really big gecko or just some sort of lizard, but it wasn’t exactly what people wanted to see when they went in to use the restroom.

The 90th Academy Awards are Over

Elvis Has Left the Building at the Oscars. Let the party get started and head over to the Governor’s ball.

Hollywood Loves Trump

Hollywood will never admit it, but they love the Trump brand.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Newest Billboard About Gun Control

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Newest Billboard of Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has committed many atrocities and still needs to be held accountable for her actions.

American’s Are Dreamers Too

American’s are dreamers too. Why does Hollywood and liberals put foreigners before an American?

Three Billboards Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Newest Billboard of Sexual Assault

Sexual assault and sexual harassment are serious issues that Hollywood, the Academy, and other employers should seriously be taking action to resolve. How can Hollywood be throwing political stones when their glass house is way too dirty? Harvey Weinstein is just the tip of the iceberg with people who have sexually harassed or sexually assaulted …

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Jimmy Kimmel Hosts the Oscars Again

Jimmy Kimmel hosts the 90th Academy Awards…again. Let’s hope he keeps the event fun and lighthearted. Let’s also hope that he isn’t such of a liberal political tool. He was so much more funny when he was on the Man Show with Adam Carolla and much less of a political douche that he is now. …

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The 90th Academy Awards the 2018 Oscars

The Oscars are a prestigious awards show that is usually hosted in the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California where awards are given to candidates who did their job well either technically, artistically, or otherwise. In recent years we have seen where the Oscars have become more politically charged to push the liberal agenda or attempt …

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Dolby Theater at the 90th Academy Awards

The Dolby Theater doesn’t look as glamorous as it has at previous Academy Awards. Are they making a statement? Has their budget been cut? Are they not as involved as they have been in the past? Perhaps they don’t want to invest as much money as they figure fewer and fewer people will be watching …

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People Will Wear Almost Anything

You never know what people will wear on the red carpet. Would you take a look at the size of those earrings?

Security at the 90th Oscars

The stage is set for the 90th Oscars to begin shortly. The security has been tight this year with some enhanced security features as seen by the fake bushes, fences, and drapes to block any unauthorized personnel from being able to see the any of the activities. There is also an entire force of security …

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Amazon Lockers

In case you didn’t know it Amazon has their lockers just outside the Dolby Theater and behind the scenes of the Oscars for people to store their things.

What it is Like to Walk the Red Carpet

Have you ever wondered what it is like to walk the red carpet? These lovely ladies got to know exactly what that feels like.

Coverage From All the Angles

Will it be funny? Will it be political? Will it be for world peace? Will it be to help some third world country? No matter what the angle it is time for Hollywood to start helping to making America Great Again!

TMZ Tours

Is there time to catch a quick tour before the Oscars start?

Where to Stand

Where am I to stand on the red carpet?

Oscar Guests Starting to Arrive

Guests are making their way in and getting photos taken on the red carpet. Everybody likes to get their photo taken with a 7 foot tall faux statue.

On the Red Carpet

The red carpet has been rolled out. The curtains have been hanged. The stage is set for the gala event to commence. Join us to for periodic updates about different events throughout the day.

El Capitan is Ready For the Red Carpet

The El Capitan Theater is ready for “On the Red Carpet” to begin in preparation for the 90th Oscars that is being hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

Backstage Look at the Oscars

We were able to get a first hand backstage look at everything that goes into hosting the Academy Awards. It is quite remarkable to see all the people setting up the decorations, walls, lighting, sound, cameras, carpeting, and making sure that everything is in place and ready for the event to go off without a …

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Jimmy Kimmel Gets Ready to Host the Oscars

Jimmy Kimmel is getting ready and practicing for hosting the 90th Academy Awards tonight on ABC at 8 P.M. Easter/5 P.M. Pacific.