Thursday, August 6, 2015

Bored in Nebraska and trips taken in the past

Greetings, Yes, Randy is around and kicking.
  Just in case anybody was wondering I am still alive. Just not around the bloggosphere. Pretty much from my return from the valley of the sun (Arizona). I've been in a blue funk of sorts and out of sorts. I seems like yesterday I was visiting UrSpo and Someone with their pretty pup Harper. And now back in reality of the old routine. Also after the July 4 holiday weekend and having to return to work, things have been going down hill from there. All the rest of the month of July, I wake up with a different ache or pain. And with the start of this first week of August I've gotten very much worse. I can live in silence or make an appointment with the doctor. I need to go and see him anyway. Some physical needed for       our insurance at work type of thing. Making sure we're taking care of ourselves, aren't they nice to be thinking about us like that!                               Nothing new on the finding a partner department, still looking but not finding anyone. Maybe I just need to put myself out there more than I am. Small town life some people are not too happy about guys like me, gee I wonder why?   Something else is a milestone this week. Thirty years ago today is the day I got on a military charter aircraft to take me overseas to Osan AB ROK! ROK means the country of South Korea, just in case you didn't know. I remembered getting on a plane at the MAC terminal in Oakland,CA. And I left the states for one year. As I recall take off was about 1:00am PDT. Well I got to see Anchorage,AK though be it for 45 minutes. And I even had a stop in Yakota, Japan of an hour. Just long enough to grab some lunch. If I recall it was an AAFES burger and fries. Typical military snack bar fare. But my final destination was for air base in South Korea. Then later headed to my assignment with an Air Force unit (detachment) way up north but south of the famous north/south DMZ.
Osan AB,ROK from the air. With two F16s and two A10s 
Now that I've made a post this month. I endeavor to post more than once a month! 

8 comments:

  1. It is good to hear from you. Summer, and work, and not feeling well can be a challenge, sharing with virtual friends can help. A quick picture and a paragraph. South Korea is on my list of places to visit before this adventure is over. Germany is next.

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    1. Aahh Deutschland! South Korea is a trip!

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  2. Get outta that funk, boy! When I got back from vacation, I was STOKED! Still sort of!!!

    Got my HF rig back on the air. We need to sched a contact! I'm good 40-10M SSB!

    Peace <3
    Jay

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    1. I need to get the old TS180 back on the air an other HF radio.

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  3. I would love to hear more about your impressions of south korea. and yeah, don't be a stranger!

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    1. I was there a year,still didn't see more than 2% of it. Never got much farther south than Pyeongtaek. :-(

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  4. I would invite you back but it's 115 here and no fun.
    Visit in October.
    Meanwhile, read some good books.

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    1. I know Oct. to Apr. would be a better time of year.

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