SNOW AND PROGRESS

I LOVE THE FIRST SNOW BUT I DON’T WANT TO LIVE THERE You know I was born in Massachusetts over 82 years ago.  When we were children it was a great time and when I was about twelve years old we had a blizzard that year. My two brothers and I couldn’t wait to get dressed…

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WAY BACK IN 1957

WHEN I WAS STATIONED AT MYRTLE BEACH, SC AFB When they wouldn’t let me drive my Triumph 650 cc Thunderbird motorcycle in 1955 I left Arabia and came back to the states, and my family stayed in Saudi Arabia working for ARAMCO. After six months of traveling and visiting my old friends from Arabia I…

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WHAT DO YOU WANT FOR CHRISTMAS?

MY 82nd BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION You know this is the time of the year when we usually reflect on our lives and how it is going.  You can see in this picture the love and happiness that the grandkids are showing me.  It was a great moment for me then.  I would love to hear from…

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ARE YOU TIRED OF LOOKING FOR A GOOD OPPORTUNTIES

I KNOW I WAS AFTER FOUR YEARS. Well, this old grandfather has been messing with this internet now for over four years and there is so much out here on the internet that you have to be very careful of.   I tried a couple that was not at all like they said they were and…

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WHEN I MET THE KING OF SAUDI ARABIA IN 2000

CAN I TELL YOU HOW THIS ALL HAPPENED When I was fifteen years old way back in 1951 my Dad went to work for ARAMCO (Arabian American Oil Company) and after eighteen months working there, my two brothers and my mother and I were able to move to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.  That was my first airplane…

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UNBELIEVEABLE GPS

You know when I was born in 1936 there was nothing on this world that could do what a Ground Positioning System does today.  All of you young people just accept all this hi-tech stuff like normal and today you just and start using it like it is nothing.  Back in 1972, I was working for…

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YOUR RISK OF FAILURE IS NOT HERE!

This picture is so beautiful, and it reminded me of my childhood when I lived in Massachusetts after a new snow. It reminds me of my future and what is up ahead of me as I grow and learn about what direction I will take in my future life. I know a lot of you have…

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THAT IS MY BOAT BEFORE HURRICANE MICHAEL!

THIS IS WHAT HURRICANE MICHAEL DID TO ME AND MY RETIREMENT You know when you reach 82 years old and have been retired for eleven years, thing are really good and then this terrible hurricane comes along and messes it all up for you.  This was my boat which I kept at Panama City Marina…

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RETIRED & LIVING FREE

A LITTLE ABOUT ME WE HAVE BEEN MARRIED FOR 49 YEARS NOW! What kind of freedom am I talking about?  I worked from 1955 to 2007 that equal to 52 years.  In all of those years, I started in the USAF for 3 years six months and twenty-seven days.  I was trained as an X-Ray…

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