The Marines turned 240 on 10 November, and once again, I had the honor of wishing them a Happy Birthday in person.
The Marines however, may have taken things a bit too far.
The Marines are celebrating their 239th birthday tomorrow.
Hey Mike, I see that you are now publicly supporting the annual nightmare of San Francisco’s Fleet Week.
On 10 November 2013, The Marines had a party, and Mike had a Ball. The old theater looks like the one in Young Frankenstein – the one where Gene Wilder and Peter Boyle sing “Putting on the Ritz.” Every seat is taken, and the air is filled with a weird mix of anticipation and familiarity. And maybe a faint hint of mothballs. I’m in the mezzanine this year, sipping champagne and jammed into a tuxedo that’s undeniably smaller than it was last November. Behind me, a retired general is singing The Star Spangled Banner, along with the rest of the Read More