Buck's Blog

The Stream-of-Consciousness Journal of a Wargamer

Happy Birthday, USA

| July 4, 2012

Happy birthday, United States of America.   The Star Spangled Banner Francis Scott Key   O say can you see by the dawn’s early light, What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming, Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight, O’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming? And […]

2012 Summer Vacation, Day 4

| July 4, 2012

Day four of our trip was dedicated to seeing the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.  I remember visiting this museum as a kid, and I hoped that time hadn’t over romanticized my memories of the place.  I have to say that it was better than I remember and that I could have spent […]