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Arizona Baseball with Luke Mar 2015

Luke and I left Dallas Sunday morning and arrived in Phoenix in time for the Rangers vs Brewers game in Surprise, Arizona. Patty and Randy met us at the airport. On Monday we drove to Tempe for the Angels game … Continue reading

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Atlanta to see Doug Feb 2015

Doug was my boss at Space Master Buildings where I worked from 1986 in Houston until 1995 in Dallas. He hired me when the unemployment in Houston was over 12% and always went out of his way to support and … Continue reading

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Indonesia Jan 2015

Spending 24 hours on a plane isn’t my idea of fun but the experience of being somewhere new and unique always makes it worthwhile. Traveling to Singapore after the AirAsia accident has me wondering “what am I doing” but I … Continue reading

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Nanaimo Family Dec 2014

After arriving in Vancouver I met DJ and Kerry at the seaplane terminal for lunch and after finding out that my flight was cancelled DJ and Kerry drove me to the ferry terminal. Trisha flew out to Nanaimo and we … Continue reading

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Tucson Speed Biking with Dan

Dan is here for a 104 mile race around Tucson and I came out to cheer him on. Dan took off at 6:30 am Sat morning on his bike all geared up on a very nice day and headed to … Continue reading

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Mount Everest Nov 2014

Trip Video Documentary click here Peter left Vancouver early this morning and will meet me in Beijing tomorrow evening. I flew from Dallas to Chicago and board an American Airlines 777 to Beijing this afternoon. The thirteen hour trip from … Continue reading

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Auntie Guites’ 90th Birthday in Calgary

I left Friday morning but our plane was delayed because the heater in the cargo bay was not working and they were transporting a passenger’s pet so they had to remove the pet for it’s own safety. That is a … Continue reading

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Europe Sept 2014

Today I begin my journey to Europe and I will be arriving in Frankfurt tomorrow and taking the train to Brussels where I will meet a driver to go to the Vimy Ridge Canadian War Memorial. The flight to Frankfurt … Continue reading

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LSU Bayou Weekend

YouTube Link Dave, Randy and I flew to Lafayette on Friday morning and Michael and Richard picked us up and we drove to Pat’s Fishermans Wharf for lunch. On Saturday morning we relaxed at the cabin until Troy and Kim … Continue reading

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Seattle Summer Training

I flew up to Seattle today for a three-day advanced technical training class produced by StockCharts.com. There are about 250 students here and classes start tomorrow. On Sat might after the windup class we all boarded a private ship to … Continue reading

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