Transporting the Toys

It is always fun looking at how model airplane builders get their models to the flying sites. I took a number of pictures showing how the competitors did things this week:

Transporter 1

The simple way is just stuff things into the back of an SUV. A fair number of modelers did ...

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The Puzzle of Cancer

I am on my vacation trip today, spending some time in Dayton, Ohio and visiting old haunts. I started my Air Force career here and lived in Dayton for over 10 years, so it is fun driving around trying to see if I recognize things after all of this time ...

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Healing 101

Now that it has been a few weeks since my surgery, it is time for a review of the healing process. This part is simple. You sit (or lay) around and watch TV waiting for your body to try to undo all the stuff the doctors did to save your ...

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Free at Last

No, this is not about Martin Luther King, it is about me finally getting back into driving!

Warning

I am finally posting a few pictures in this post. They may be a bit unnerving, so stop reading if you feel uncomfortable seeing what I am living with. The pictures are ...

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Blog Update

Since I am sitting at home healing from the train wreck I went through, I decided to spif up my blog and get all the old articles back online. So, today you can see the result.

History

I went back all the way to 2005 when I first put up ...

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Cancer Free

We got the critical pathology report from my last surgery yesterday, and the news is good. No tumors were found in any of the areas they worked on! So, I have been cleared to heal and start the post-cancer scanning that is done on all cancer patients to make sure ...

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Good News at a Price

Last time I posted was right before Cheryl and I left Austin for Houston and surgery. We were hoping for good news, and I guess we got it, but we paid a heavy price for it

Good News

The good news was obtained during surgery. They found more cancer than ...

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Surgery

Hello again!

Last week, Cheryl and I made a trip back to Houston to talk with the doctors about the next step, surgery! The chemo has done what it can, shrunk the tumor as much as it can and actually made it possible to go in and remove it with ...

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Round Four

Hello again from Houston!

Not much to report since the last Chemo treatment round which was three weeks ago. The day eight treatment was a bit bad, I got very weak, but they figured out that was due to a lack of fluids so they compensated for that this time ...

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Phantom Memories

This morning, Cheryl and I forgot everything about cancer and headed off to Ellington Field, just South of Johnson Space Center in Houston to visit the Collings Foundation Viet Nam Aviation collection, home of the only privately owned F4D Phantom II fighter jet airplane still flying in the U.S ...

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