It’s the "Little" Things…

Had to go to dinner with the boss and a bunch of other PHDs, luckily there were two other retired Navy types, so we weren’t too outnumbered… But… After 8 years, I found out my boss actually WAS a Rocket … Continue reading

Money Quote…

Not building any more reactors in the US because a 40 year old design in Japan only withstood an 8.8 earthquake is like restricting all new buildings to 24 floors since the 9/11 hijackers hit a taller building… In other … Continue reading

From Disorder to Order…

Well, the follow up from Naples was we went down to the waterfront for dinner last night… Only six (three each way) OMGWAGFD times… I think I’ve STILL got some seat cushion sucked up my a**… Anyhoo… We survived the … Continue reading

You ‘KNOW’ You’re Traveling Too Much…

When you go into a barber shop to get a hair cut and you’re asked, “Do you want your usual”? And the barber shop is in Japan… Just sayin… … Continue reading

Meh… Still on the Road…

Well, I’m STILL on the road, one more set of meetings tomorrow and back to DC tomorrow night on the red-eye… Weather was lousy (for Hawaii) today, rained and low clouds all day… Dropped a couple of folks off at … Continue reading

There is something fishy about this…

Yet again sitting at the airport, getting ready to actually take a trip for PLEASURE 🙂 Going out to see the kids for Christmas… Since they are in Kalifornia, I’ve packed properly based on the weather, hip waders, life jacket, … Continue reading

Sometimes the Upgrade is Just Not Worth It!!!

Back on the road again, IAD to FCO to NAP yesterday… Got an upgrade to business, and lucked into an aisle seat, which is good! The bad? My seatmate (and I should have known SOMETHING was up), was one of … Continue reading

Pics from the road…

A few pics from the latest go-round of travel to the mid-East…They don’t call it the sandbox for nothing… (and this is one of the ‘good’ roads) Now THIS is a hotel room 🙂 This was my room in Kuwait… … Continue reading

Blog roll adds…

Go check out the new adds to the blogroll! Mule Dung and Ash, Granny with a Pitchfork, The Right Idea and Lagniappes Lair are all good reads, with different perspectives, but ALL are worth the time!!! On the travel front, … Continue reading

Random Road stuff, part 359…

Another week on the road comes to an end…. the week, not the road… A friend of mine sent me this- and it IS a real piece of aviation history… A list of the first 100 people to fly the … Continue reading