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The ongoing roof, insurance & mortgage company nightmare

I am at the the point of “what the fuck else if going to go wrong in my life.” Three months I have been trying to get my roof fixed & getting the run-around from the mortgage company on getting that done has become a total nightmare! Since dad passed away last year, this place… Read more »

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Self respect (a little rant)

Recently I was told SEVERAL times that I have no respect for myself because my language is a “bit colorful” at times. I realize that I have a bold personality and am a bit rough around the edges when it comes to diplomacy, and that my language is not always “clean,” but really?! No respect… Read more »

Spreading some of dad's ashes on the Tail of the Dragon

Memorial ride for my dad

I should have made this post after the trip, but didn’t. I am not sure I can explain why I didn’t, just that I was not ready I guess. Not sure I am not, but today, I am missing him very much. So, I thought I would maybe a few others before the day is… Read more »

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Albert T Waldron Memorial Day Ride (UPDATE)

  I have booked cabins for me, my 3 boys, 2 of my grandsons, my brother & a nephew at the Hunt’s Lodge Motorcycle Campgrounds & Cabins for the nights of May 28 & 29, 2016. Just click on the link so you can get yours booked. You will need to do it soon as all… Read more »

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My “Detaunte” (The greatest love & heartbreak)

  The definition of “detente” is “the easing of hostility or strained relations, especially between countries.” The definition of “taunt” is “to tease and excite.” The title of this post is a combination of these two words. It was done that way on purpose. Wether a cruel joke or just hidden multiple meanings, the man… Read more »

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Why Now?! ( still grieving)

I woke up this morning with dad on my mind. Maybe it’s the planning of the memorial ride in May that has him so close to the surface.  I really wish I had not gone into the hospital room and seen him that way. No matter what memory I have of him now, that vision… Read more »

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Planning for the Memorial Ride For My Dad

I have been working on this trip/ride for months, but also avoiding it. This is not/is something I want to do, but yet, it is something feel I have to do. So, to deal with it, I have made it more into more than just a day to remember my Dad and spread a few… Read more »

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The Day My Life Changed Forever

7 years ago today my life was changed forever when I took a little tumble off my loaded flatbed & shattered both my wrists. It took 3 years to fully heal & neither wrists healed right. The right has a 5% angle & the left a 10% angle. The doctor restricted me to lifting no… Read more »

I had Chris change the butte in the design to look like the ones we were standing in front of in Sedona, AZ.

Dad’s Memorial Tattoo (1st Session)

Chris at Eternal Expression Tattoos worked very hard on making this the perfect tribute to my Dad for me. Two weeks we talked back and forth through Facebook Messenger and phone calls. Each time he sent me a copy of the change, I sent it to my brother, Bert. We would talk about it and I… Read more »

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  • Not so boring after all

    I guess this job isn’t going to be as boring as I first thought is was going to be. It is just going to be a different kind of excitement. The last few days have been something else. Let me first start with the fact the Eddie had to move his R&R up from the… Read more »

  • Hit the ground running & promotion

    Well, I am back to work. I got into Kuwait at 23:20 on Feb. 3 and hit the ground running. At 0300 the next morning I was headed for work. Yes, I know that is only a bit over 3 hours after I got back. But things are going to change and I will tell… Read more »

  • Headed home for R&R

    As you can see by the subject line, I am coming home. Not for good, but for a visit. I fly out of Kuwait at 01:40 01/20, Tuesday morning. I have about a 9 to 10 hour lay over in Amsterdam, then on into Memphis. My plane should land about 17:05 , 01/20, Tuesday night…. Read more »

  • APO & Dressing Down

    Sorry that it has been so long since I have sent out and email on what is happening over here and about my convoys. The last 3 weeks have been really confusing and the convoys have been boring to me. I really didn’t think that there was much for me to report, but someone back… Read more »

  • Dont know what going on

    As the subject line says, I still don’t know what I will be doing. First we were all going to Anaconda and then we weren’t, then we were and then we weren’t. Now we are waiting for someone to tell the bosses what they are to do with us. We had a meeting tonight that didn’t… Read more »

  • Reefers ending

    As of yesterday afternoon, we were told that all reefer people would be moving up to Anaconda. They said this would happen in the next 24 to 48 hours. We will be transferred to flatbeds for a while till reefers gets started back up in a few months. I am in the process of trying… Read more »

  • Put in for R&R

    Now, for what ya’ll really want to hear. I put in for my R&R for January 20th to February 3. I had canceled that and put in for and Lwop to go to Bahrain for New Years. We thought that Kenny, my oldest boy would be graduating from AIT in March and I wanted to… Read more »

  • Saddam is caught

    Yeah for our team. They got him. When they said on the news where he was, I realized that I have been right by there several time. I even have pictures of his Tikrit palace. I am send one with this email. What a deal. We are on lock down again and can’t go into… Read more »

  • Trip to Mosul

    What a trip. Mosul is about 30 miles south of the Turkey border and has been in the news as a real hot spot for a while. We were gone 10 days a ran only 1400 miles. But there was a lot that happened to not have much happen. We left out on the 2nd…. Read more »

  • Bomb Scare and trip to Dogwood

    Hi there one and all, I’m back! Man was it a hell of a trip. It started out wild, but settled down and we had a great time. This will be another long email so hang in there with me. Ya’ll all know by now how I get when I get to telling one of… Read more »