Monthly Archives: January 2016

HITCHING A January 07

Great Adventure – part 3

Originally posted on Texas Heat:
“Where a tale begins and where it ends matters.” – Epitaph by Mary Doria Russell I hope to tell this well. Hmm…. how to begin. The Algerian war of Independence had been raging since 1954 and was about to end in July 1962. France was embroiled in all manner of…

SHIP January 06

Great Adventure – part 2

Originally posted on Texas Heat:
“Time goes by and distances work their way into any relationship” – “The Crossing” by Michael Connelly Trying to recall, in detail, all that happened to us on that trip 54 years ago is difficult. Everything I write of actually happened but my command of the English language is too…

HEIDELBERG January 05

The Adventure -part 1

Originally posted on Texas Heat:
“Sometimes it seems to me that religion has no higher function than to sharpen ones awareness of the extent of his imperfection” – “The Sins of the Fathers” by Lawrence Block My Dad was a career Air Force Officer. He served in WWII and finally retired after a long career…

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Why I love to travel

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CHEERS to 2016!

Originally posted on Choosing Happiness:
2015 was good to me. I’ve said that a few times now and as I scroll through social media, I notice I’m not alone. Yesterday, I posted a photo with the following caption: I’m so thankful for all the great gifts 2015 brought to me! I thanked 2015 as if it…

Resolutions January 01

2016 Resolutions

So in looking back at 2015 Unresolutions, I did pretty well with focusing on my goals and tackling my resolutions. This year I am getting pretty specific on what I want to achieve. I am narrowing it down to 6 goals. Career – Focus on my job. Accomplish 1 major career enhancement or education, 1 […]