Tweet Long-time readers know that Fleet Week is a BIG DEAL in the Bookworm household. Thanks to our membership in the Navy League, we’ve seen the Blue Angels from the deck of the USS Carl Vinson, as well as from the middle of the Bay on a Coast Guard cutter. We even had the pleasure [...]
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Tweet One of the highlights of my life since I joined the Navy League is Fleet Week, held every October here in San Francisco. This isn’t because I have such a pathetic life that anything out of the ordinary is exciting. Nooo. It’s because Fleet Week, which is always a great event, gets amped up [...]
Tweet Courtesy of the Navy League, we spent several hours yesterday enjoying the hospitality of the crew of the USCG Cutter Pike, an 87′ Marine Protector Class Coastal Patrol Boat. In other words, we spent the afternoon on an active duty patrol boat. Rather than a chronogical recitation of a day that was basically very [...]
Tweet You know it’s been a good evening when Mom, Dad, and the kids all leave a party ebullient. The party in question was a fund-raising reception aboard the USS Hornet, which is a floating museum. The guests of honor were members of the Blue Angels team. My husband was a bit dubious about the [...]
Tweet My family is going to a reception tonight at which we’ll get to meet the Blue Angel fliers. (Although this is not an event affiliated with the Navy League, I learned about it through friends in the Navy League, so the NL still gets the nod.) As the reception has drawn near, I’ve learned [...]
Tweet I did something great today — I relaxed. Okay, that’s not really all I did. I relaxed in a very special place. Along with my family, I spent time aboard the USCGC George Cobb (WLM 564), a Coast Guard Buoy Tender, which usually calls San Pedro, California its home. Fortunately for us, it came [...]