Monthly Archives: July 2007

7/30/2007

We made it back to Columbia, SC with no major problems, except for an issue with the “Brake Buddy” in John’s Truck. The “Brake Buddy” decided to apply the brake long enough to burn out the brake pads and warp … Continue reading

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7/28/2007

We are currently setup at the Bear Creek Campground in Asheville, NC. We did not have reservations and we got one of the last few sites that our motor home would fit into. Last evening we camped at the hamfest … Continue reading

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7/26/2007

Last evening Tom Murry stopped by and we went out for supper with him. We went to Applebee’s and had a nice meal together. I think that Applebee’s food is better then it was a year ago. My largest complaint … Continue reading

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7/24/2007

Today some of my coworkers were discussing how there have been two incidents with weapons being fired with in a few miles from where we work. That gives me the warm fuzziest about being here – Not! Shooting #1 at … Continue reading

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7/23/2007

Well poor Tammy Faye Messner passed away over the weekend. The cancer she has been fighting for the last 11 years finally did her in. Here is a tribute video about her life that was posted on You Tube: The … Continue reading

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7/21/2007

John installed the antenna switch for the ham radio today. We are now able to switch between the Yaesu antenna that is mounted on the motor home and the dipole antenna we have strung from the motor home to a … Continue reading

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7/20/2007

Today John received the mounting bracket for this MFJ Mobile Tuner Model MFJ-945E so tomorrow he can get it connected with our existing antennas and Yaesu 857D transceiver. I expect John will have fun with the radio all day tomorrow. … Continue reading

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7/18/2007

I had a long day at work because I had some code that was moved into Production after 5:00pm. I made it home by 6:45pm – in time to make John a pastrami with swiss cheese sandwich. I make sure … Continue reading

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7/16/2007

I had a typical day at work, except for the fact that I left my wallet at home. I called John and he meet me at the mall food court to buy me lunch. John had a slice of stuffed … Continue reading

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7/15/2007

Yesterday we went to Charlotte, NC to visit with Jim and Barb. The trip took us about 90 minutes each way and was easy driving. It was nice to spend time hanging out and talking with them. We went out … Continue reading

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