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Showing posts from October, 2011

Alaska Update - Nana of the North

*Note: Connie is my sister and she works on the north slope of Alaska.

Right now I am in Ted Stevens Airport drinking a Salty Dog. I just ate a delicious Buffalo chicken sandwich……one of the things I’m really hungry for when I leave the slope. Not the sandwich……..the wing sauce. I have them dip the chicken in the sauce. Ahhh. Yummy. I should probably just order the sauce. Anyway……

Since I spent six weeks in Air Force Basic Training at Lackland AFB in San Antonio in 1968, no one could make me believe there would be a place with more spectacular sunrises than the ones I saw there every morning.
But, I hadn’t seen the ones in the dying days of daylight in the Arctic Circle before the sun goes down for the last time each year.

This morning when I stepped outside to drive to the airport at 10:00 AM, the sun was still below the horizon, but had already made its presence known. I looked around and as usual was amazed by what I saw. The sky was mostly clear, and everything was some shade …

Baytown Remembers our Texas Fallen!

Baytown Remembers our Texas Fallen because of Ken "the Dauber" Pridgeon's Portrait of a Warrior. My bride and I visited the other day and Ken showed us his portrait of our son, Sgt. Nick Marshall. The gallery is free and is at 308 Texas Avenue.

Ken is a Baytown treasure and works off of donations. He told me one canvas cost $50+ and he lives on social Security.

10.20.11 From The Mayor's Desk

From onthescenenews!