Summer 2014 Extended trip to East Coast
In 2014, after putting a trip back east off for several years, Robert turned 70. Wait. We put the trip off for several years, but, try as he may, Robert couldn’t figure out how to put off 70. Anyway, in 2014, Robert hit the big seven-oh and realized “Times a wastin’!” We had been planning to head back east to seek out long lost relatives and friends (not really long lost, since we knew where everyone was) and a good tax return gave us the opportunity. So,we took it. The tax return and the trip. We went 11,300 miles in 86 days in our All Terrain Camper equipped Dodge Dakota and had a ball!
Visiting with Steve and Barb in Tucson is more fun than irritating Sgt. Percy – Steve and Robert’s First Sergeant in the Air Force – or celebrating Labor Day in Seaside, Oregon. We didn’t get thrown in jail; we didn’t get busted (lose a stripe); and we didn’t have to call Robert’s father for bail […]
In 1970, Robert returned from Vietnam and was assigned to Perrin Air Force Base and, eventually, assigned to Lake Texoma recreational area (now Sheppard AFB recreational area). It was grand fun! Robert had one boss and his commanding officer (and retention officer) – who tried to convince Robert to stay in the Air Force. (Sorry, […]