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Background Noise

by Duke

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March 28, 2018

I Remember LA

In 1985 I was a SSgt in the Air Force. Our wing, the 363rd at Nellis AFB, Nevada was the redheaded stepchild of the base. What with the rapidly growing Red Flag and the growing test and evalua...


July 18, 2017

1979

Written 5/17/2007 Background Noise is where I plant stories that strike me from the OD days. Shakedown 1979, cool kids never have the time On a live wire right up off the street You and I shoul...


Written 12/31/10-1/1/11 William Fitzsimmons came on the iPod today Maybe be Alright 12/31/10 I prayed tonight. Let’s be clear, I am an agnostic. To me that means that I believe in God, I just d...


Background noise is where I put entries from OD. This was written in 2007. The events described happened in 1989. ”There’s something sexy about the rain” She said as it came pouring down “It f...


November 18, 2015

Celaena (2008)

She appears in front of me and stares into my eyes. She has pretty eyes. Green with flecks of hazel. I don’t think she is Mexican. She smiles. It is a sad but pretty smile. I pretend I can’t ...


October 09, 2015

Lila

One of my many attempts at fiction - Lila 6/27/2012 I looked to the port and saw our three mosquito craft astern and slightly trailing. Over the wireless I told them to break off and head back t...


October 09, 2015

Hollywood Waltz

It has been rainy and windy today. I have the back door and the front windows open and it smells like fall. It seems like overnight the leaves all started changing. It seems like it will be a...


October 03, 2015

Hells Bells

My Original OD Name was Blinded by the Light, BBTL. I threw that one away, and became “Duke.” This is the entry I wrote when I made that decision. . . . Written 7/11/2008. After hitting the s...


January 20, 2015

Shimmer

Shimmer - 8/28/2008 It comes back to me, over and over again. Being at angels two-seven ten miles off the Dalmatian coast as we went about our work. The impact. The loss of control. The inci...


I have a new book on PB: Background Noise. I will occasionally post things from my old OD diary. Exit Music for a Film - 4/27/2008 In San Diego, as a member of the battle group staff of the Con...


Book Description

Where I occasionally re-post old OD entries. The ones that scare the shit out of me.