Tag: Boss Mongo

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Hello Ricochet,   I have been largely absent lately due to that whole life thing ya’ know.  I had a wonderful conversation recently with some those call Tim @SomeCallMeTim.  The call was based on our feeling the loss and now absence of our mutual friend @bossmongo.  We were supposed to meet up but recently having foot […]

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For years, the Boss has told us of his participation in PANAMAX (PANAMAX!) and Fuerzas Comando  (Ladies and Gentlemen: Once Again, It. Is. On. – 2019) (Back in Bogota – 2020) (Trip Report – 2021), an annual competitive but collegial challenge to the baddest of the hemisphere’s military Bad Asses. (“It’s a week of suck. […]

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Tears and Laughter in Key Largo

 

“That can’t be right” I thought as I looked at the voicemail.  It was 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2021.  

Hi Dan, this is CTLaw. We met in DC a couple of years back. I had heard from Carol this morning that Boss Mongo was taken to the hospital with an apparent heart attack. I do not know the status. I’m keeping track. If I hear back. I’ll let you know. (this is slightly redacted to protect CT).

The Best of the Boss

 

I had an idea about a tribute to our friend Boss Mongo, which I hope will be fitting.  I doubt that I’m the right person to do this, but I want to do something.

I did not know the Boss personally.  We never met, and never spoke, as far as I recall.  I appreciated his posts and comments here at Ricochet — his fierce patriotism, his irreverent humor, his practical wisdom, his unique combination of toughness and kindness.