Monthly Archives: September 2007

9/17/2007

I made it through my first day at work at the “International soy ingredients supplier” here in St. Louis. The company I work for leases office space from the Ralston Purina corporation, but is not owned by them. Being on … Continue reading

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9/16/2007

We made it to the St. Louis RV park by 11:00am today. Traffic was not too bad, but increased as we got closer to our destination. John found a place to get fuel on I-55 that was not too far … Continue reading

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9/15/2007

Today we made it as far as West City, Illinois and we are spending the night at another Super Walmart parking lot. We could have easily gone further, but we did not want to get too close to St. Louis, … Continue reading

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9/14/2007

We are officially out of the Carolina’s – we made it to Newport, Tennessee by 8:00pm. We are spending the evening at a Super Walmart. Right now the parking lot is busy and it appears to be the social hub … Continue reading

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9/13/2007

Tonight is our last night in Columbia, SC. John will “break camp” in the morning, return the cable modem, connect the truck to the RV and then drive to the mall by where I work and wait for me. Once … Continue reading

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9/11/2007

Happy 9/11….. Here is my memory of learning about the World Trade Center being hit by a plane. We were living in a small apartment in Shorewood, WI (northern suburb of Milwaukee) and over the weekend John gave me a … Continue reading

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9/9/2007

Thank you for all of the B-day shout-it-outs! I had a really nice birthday on Saturday. John properly gifted me – I got a 20 meter CW transceiver kit that once completed I will be able to receive and send … Continue reading

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9/8/2007

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9/7/2007

Today was my managers last day at the “Major Health Insurance Company” where I work. Most of my coworkers went out to the local sushi place to have lunch with him one last time. The various sushi dishes (pink dragon, … Continue reading

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9/6/2007

Today we had another going away luncheon for a coworker – we went to the Olive Garden. I had the Seafood Portofino along with salad and bread sticks – it was pretty good. The Olive Garden did a good job … Continue reading

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