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Open invitation to all who lived through or served during the cold war and can remember a world before computers.

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Comment by Frank L Moseley 19 hours ago

Hi Guys! ... ..

YES! We are very happy with Steve's progress and report. Thank you for your thoughts and prayers.

We have been busy on the RV site. On Sunday, picked up an 8x10 Shed from my Nephew. took it back to the site. Went to Lowes and picked up 30 ,15.6 x 15.6 patio stones to put down for the shed base. Used the military discount, 10%, with the My Lowe's Card. Laid the stones out on Tuesday morning. Saw the guys that are doing the patio slabs, and said, sure we want one. They had it framed out that afternoon. Poured it this morning. Posting pictures of it for you.

Have a great day Troopers..

Oh yeah, my 38th Wedding Anniversary is Friday the 19th.

Comment by harold goldstein 20 hours ago

Frank, Thank God for miracles.

Great news.

Comment by Harry Warner 23 hours ago

You couldn't ask for better news on your brother, Frank.  All that and a new patio pad to boot.  Life is good!!

I hope Shannon dodged the bad weather that has been going on down his way.  

Comment by Frank L Moseley 23 hours ago

Good morning Troopers and Oldtimers ... ..

Anither Update on my brother: The Pathology Report came back and they had removed the Pancreas, just in time! IT was pre-cancerous and was ready to launch!

Good news is that there will be NO Chemo or Radiation treatments required! YAY!

The RV Park workers just poured the Patio Pad this morning. Gonna be nice when dry and cured.

Have a great day Guys ... ..

Toujours Pret!

Comment by Dave Gettman on Tuesday

Great news Frank!!!

Comment by Frank L Moseley on Monday

Update on my Brother:

He is scheduled to be released, today, to go home. YAAAAY!

Comment by harold goldstein on Friday

Good for you Sig, Toujours Pret

and God Bless.

Me I am going for my third Blood test for my Kidney Functio.

It spiked to a high level and they put me on the low potassium diet.  Down 24 lbs and lost 4 inches ion my waist.  My 2nd test number came down to a 1.8 still very high. will see.

Comment by Thomas G. Carlson on Friday

Good for you Sid, Live long and prosper.

Comment by Sigmund Fertig on April 12, 2019 at 11:22am

Good morning Troops on this fine warm Friday, out fishing yesterday, a good day till the wind picked up, 11 fish, gonna try again today, tuff life. Finished my prostrate cancer treatments 2 weeks ago, 28 treatments, five days a week for 5 1/2 weeks. Feeling pretty good and getting back to normal where I can sleep right through the night without getting up to go pee as I was doing twice a night while treatment was going on. Life is good, got my tomato's and some special lettuce in the ground. Weather getting better ( warmer ) and I'm once again enjoying retired life. Going to those treatments reminded me of work, as I was always looking forward to the weekends. Hope now I can get back to doing Honor Guard, missed a couple of months while undergoing treatments. Hoe y'all have a good Easter, Arivaderchi !

 

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