Travelogues

Move to Alaska-Day 4

Move to Alaska-Day 4

On the 4th day of my trip to Alaska, I began at the Hill Aerospace Museum at Hill Air Force Base and filmed my video in front of the WW2-era chapel: . . Advertisements

Photo-video of Wyoming

Photo-video of Wyoming

Here’s a 15-minute video of the photos from my drive and stops driving through Wyoming on my way to Fort Wainwright, Alaska. . .

First J.C. Penney Store

First J.C. Penney Store

I made a short detour while driving through Wyoming on my trip to Alaska, to Kemmerer, to see the first J.C. Penney store (which is still an active store) and the home of James Cash Penney when it all began…  

Old Town Laramie, Wyoming

Old Town Laramie, Wyoming

The 2nd night of my trip to Alaska I stayed at an Airbnb apartment in Laramie, Wyoming. I went into the old part of town for dinner at Born in a Barn and took a few pictures of the old town while I was there…     . .

Photo-video of Nebraska

Photo-video of Nebraska

On day 2 of my trip to Alaska, I drove through Nebraska with a couple of great attractions. Here’s a video of the photos of that day’s drive and stops. . .

Move to Alaska-Day 2

Move to Alaska-Day 2

With one day complete, here is the video beginning the 2nd day of my journey to Fort Wainwright, Alaska. . .

Move to Alaska-Day 1

Move to Alaska-Day 1

I’ve started my “adventure” to Alaska. Here is the video beginning my first day of travel, as I PCS (Permanent Change of Station) to Fort Wainwright. . .

My Other Brother . . .

My Other Brother . . .

“My other brother Darryl.” Back in the eighties there were three characters on The Newhart Show who were brothers. Larry was the oldest and the only one who ever spoke. Whenever they would enter a scene, Larry would say, “Hi, I’m Larry. This is my brother Darryl and this is my other brother Darryl.” I used […]

Travelogue: John Wesley “Pilgrimage”

Travelogue: John Wesley “Pilgrimage”

This year (2014) marks 230 years since John Wesley ordained Thomas Coke and appointed him and Francis Asbury as superintendents for the Methodist Episcopal Church in the newly formed United States.  This isn’t of tremendous significance for most who will read this post but does give me at least a modicum of a segue to introduce […]

Humanitarian Assistance Mission to Jangadam Afghanistan

Humanitarian Assistance Mission to Jangadam Afghanistan

It was an international activity as we convoyed about thirty minutes “outside the wire” to a nearby village in Afghanistan in December 2006. Our team was made up of Soldiers from my unit, the 25th Signal Battalion, as well as Soldiers from Base Operations (BASOPS) on Bagram Airbase. We were accompanied by 2 Polish gunners and met up with Soldiers from […]