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30 November 2014 – Yet Another Circumnavigation of the Solar System!

“This year gone by ain’t been a piece of cake!” PREACH IT, JIMMY   !!! Seriously, it’s been a tough year and that’s putting it mildly. That said, I still have Ember, I still have Cindy, I still have my family, still have my friends, and I’m still on the better side of the ground […]


In Memoriam – Missing Lex

I can’t believe it’s been two years since we lost a good friend.  A retired Captain in the Navy, Carroll LeFon had gone back to his treasured place in the cockpit and was flying a vintage foreign fighter jet as a civilian contractor helping to train our current Navy pilots.  I stole the pic above […]


9 November 2013 – Happy Birthday, Lex!

Neptunus Lex was one of the first blogs I ever read and followed.  The title of the blog was also the nom de plume of the author.  Capt. Carroll LeFon was a wonderful father to his daughters and his sons as well as a great husband to his wife. He blogged under a pen name […]


Remembering Lex – A Somber Anniversary

I still can’t believe it’s already been a year since I posted about the passing of Carroll “Lex” LeFon, Capt. USN. Ret. I went back and re-read what I’d posted then and decided to re-post it today:  I heard that there was a horrible possibility last night.  I found out this morning that it wasn’t […]


Happy New Year Everyone and Welcome 2013!!!

It’s not quite midnight yet, but I still want to wish everyone a very happy new year I know 2012 has been a doozy for me and quite a few of my friends.  I’ve moved from Las Vegas to rural central Utah, changed jobs, and I GOT A DAUGHTER!!!  I’m learning to live in the […]


Merry Christmas, Everyone!!!

The presents are all wrapped and tagged and it’s late enough that I’m finally about ready for bed, but I wanted to post something here first.  Christmas is so much more special this year because of that little girl in pink sitting in Santa’s lap in the picture above.  I can’t say just how awesome […]


Heading to Utah – See Everyone Sometime Soon!

Well, it’s that time.  I have to finish packing and cleaning tonight.  I’ve got the rental truck parked outside and will have Cindy’s friends and family here to load it tomorrow.  We’re leaving Las Vegas on Sunday morning and should be up in Utah by the evening.  I can’t decide if Changing Channels or Changes […]


Some of The Lexicans

A couple shots from just before the services for Lex at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. It was a beautiful day. The service was very nice indeed. The flyover by the Hornet and Kfir was most excellent.   A large number of folks were not bloggers but simply enjoyed reading Lex……and who didn’t? I also managed […]


Courtesy of John Carmichal – Eye in the Clouds

 I saw this posted on Facebook and it immediately became my desktop background at work The caption reads: A photo I took from seat 7F, westbound somewhere near Chicago… 34,000+ feet… Was captivated by the arch created it’s own frame for the Cumulus Cloud The photographer is a fellow blogger who I’ve known online for […]


In Memory of Carroll ‘Lex’ Lefon – Guinness – For Strength!

 Tonight is  a night of remembrance. Many around the United States and most likely quite a few overseas are raising a bottle or a glass in memory of someone many never had the chance to meet in person.  Carroll “Lex” Lefon was lost to us earlier this week when the fighter jet he was flying […]