The Day the Tide Went Out and Didn’t Come Back

George Mace OAK Atomic Test, June 26, 1958 When I was sweating out boot camp George was manning a communications station on Eniwetok. He was a founder of the National Association of Atomic Veterans. He remembers how it was, when part of the duty was having to muster outside on the beach whenever they set … Continue reading The Day the Tide Went Out and Didn’t Come Back

Days of Denial

  After Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and World War Two ended, the United States and Great Britain sought remote areas with accessible ports and land for installations to test atomic weapons. The technology of atomic weapons was still in its infancy. The United States had a couple big so-called pumpkin bombs, but we were working on … Continue reading Days of Denial

So, I am back again, dba Kirby on the Loose

Older but not much wiser, posting on my birthday.  Happy Birthday, Kirby: back on the air. You’ll have to decide whether Kirbyonloose version 1.1 is useful or enjoyable for you. It’s going to be different. No problem if you decide to disenroll. My focus may be more global and personal than local. Sometimes I will recycle old … Continue reading So, I am back again, dba Kirby on the Loose