Roseburg to Coos Bay
Tuesday, September 10, 2019      10 comments

We left Roseburg and the Willamette Valley and went through the Coast Mountains to Coos Bay where I had lived from about 16 months until the end of the sixth grade. When I left Oregon in ’64 there was a small town called Empire that was on the ... Read more
Crater Lake to Roseburg
Thursday, August 22, 2019      8 comments

Tuesday morning we headed for Crater Lake. I am so thankful that I got a Senior Pass a few years ago that gets me and the car I am in into all the national parks because the entry fee was $25. otherwise. We came into the park from the nort... Read more
McKenzie Pass and Down to Chamult
Sunday, August 18, 2019      12 comments

Monday morning we headed for the old McKenzie Pass via the town called the Sisters. Much of this is limestone left from some volcanic eruptions. There is a sight at the top of the pass that has sightings of the different mountains around this ... Read more
Columbia Gorge, Mt. Hood and the high desert to Bend
Friday, August 16, 2019      14 comments

My friend, Diann and I have talked for years about doing a tour of Oregon. We met on Guam when she came to teach there and eventually she returned to Tennessee. I have visited her there and seen much of Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiniana, Missouri... Read more
When and Why I Came to Guam
Saturday, July 09, 2016      24 comments

I came to Guam in August 1964 to attend the College of Guam for two years. My eldest sister had come here in 1962 as a contract teacher for the Department of Education, Guam. When she renewed her contract in 1964 she negotiated to bring me to ... Read more
My Trip To St. Luke's Hospital, Manila
Thursday, May 21, 2015      19 comments

May 7th I saw a cardiologist at the St. Luke’s Medical Center in Global City Manila. I had gone there for a consultation after the cardiologist here recommended having my heart shocked to see if it would go back to a smooth beat. Within a shor... Read more
I Am Left Handed
Sunday, October 12, 2014      11 comments

I am left handed and do most things with my left hand but I iron with my right hand. Go figure. I say this because I had an Eureka moment today. I am right footed! Well, no big deal, really? I broke both of my long bones at my right a... Read more
On My Way To Church...
Thursday, February 06, 2014      14 comments

I left the house around 6:15 last evening to go to Wednesday night Bible study and prayer. There is a newish road that connects my housing area past the schools to another road and I often take it to stay away for the busy five lane main road. ... Read more
Cast Removed, Told To Walk!
Thursday, July 26, 2012      18 comments

I had been told that I was not to put any weight on my right foot for 6 to 8 weeks. With my weight and age I figured it would be 8 and perhaps longer. God is good. The cast was removed today, x-rays were taken, the bones are healed and the do... Read more
Suparman Did NOT Save Me!
Monday, July 23, 2012      14 comments

Several people have asked how I broke my ankle and I promised to let everyone know as soon as I could write it all out. Three of us were traveling from Branson, Missouri to Bardstown, Kentucky and stopped in Metropolises, Illinois to see th... Read more
Stateside I Will Be!
Friday, June 01, 2012      6 comments

Some have asked where I am going when I go stateside this year. Yes, I will be visiting family and friends and putting a bit of a twist to it this year. Lord willing I will fly from Guam to Tennessee via Hawaii and Chicago arriving the sam... Read more
Christmas On Guam
Wednesday, December 21, 2011      12 comments

A few of you have asked how we celebrate Christmas on Guam. Most of the Chamorros and Filipinos on Guam are Roman Catholic. That means midnight mass for the faithful with some families opening gifts afterward while others wait for day light. ... Read more
I AM MAD!!!!
Sunday, February 13, 2011      19 comments

This may not be the best place to let others know about what is going on here on this beautiful island but if any of you will contact your US congress personnel and get is stopped please do. The military owns and uses over 1/3rd of the is... Read more
Saturday, January 08, 2011      10 comments

When I started with SparkPeople one of the problems I was having was sleeping for more than one hour without awakening. I would awake to turn over or have to get up to use the bathroom during the night. Now I am drinking more water through but... Read more
Yes, That Is An Octopus!
Friday, November 26, 2010      10 comments

Thanksgiving day one of the little boys of our extended the family got into the freezer and got out a bag with a fish and octopus that had been caught not long ago. Several of the children play with it over the afternoon. In the evening my... Read more

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