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Saddling Up

Where does the time go?  7 days a week X 12 hours per day = 84 hours.   I should have plenty of time to get all the piddling things on my to-do list accomplished.  It really doesn’t work out that way though.  The first 5 hours of my shift which begins at 3am are in total darkness.    Starting about 7am and running for the next 2 hours, the gate is pretty danged busy so I am constantly in and out of the RV.  One good thing about all this time spent inside the RV is getting caught up.  Plenty of

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Readers Write – Completing the Mission

 

Because a thing seems difficult for you, do not think it impossible for anyone to accomplish.  – Marcus Aurelius

 

TSGT Ron and the Flag

One of the most well received ever posts on the blog was the recent Readers Write – A Decade of War.  The entry tells the story of TSGT Ron and his commitment as a member of the United States Air Force to complete his mission.

I have been studying lately on how a young person in the service of the US Military can draw from way down deep and exhibit such selfless courage.  I have self-doubt that I

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Readers Write - A Decade of War

The war in Afghanistan started 10 years ago yesterday. Hard to realize we have been at war for a decade. Think about it — a 13 or 14 year old has never known our nation when it was not on a war footing. Think about how many dependents-spouses and children-have been changed by their partner or parent going off to The Sandbox not one or twice but sometimes 3 or 4 deployments. Think about those that did not make it home at all or the ones with physical injuries that will be part of the rest of their adult lives.

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Extra RV Storage - Government Surplus Bargains

The M101A2 twins on duty

If you are a true fulltime RVer like Miss Kathy and I am, storage space is an ongoing issue.  If you want to buy a new piece of equipment or even stock up on a bargain on sale at the grocery store, your first thought is ‘Where am I gonna put it?’  Some recreational vehicles have more storage space than others  – I guess a Fifth wheel is the champ and a travel trailer is its’ poor cousin as far as storage space goes.    Even if you sell off that sticks and bricks and pare

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