One of them anniversary thingies………………………..

Yesterday, 26 February was the 6th Anniversary of my lay off from Hawker Beechcraft in Wichita, Kansas.

So, I am a tad late in mentioning that…………………………………..

See ya’ll in Sandy Eggo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

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Warm Place and A Cold Beer…………………..

The title says it all, no further commentary is required methinks……………………………………..

I just want to be here

 

Yeah…………………………..

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Significant Milestone for a Fellow Lexican!

It seems that our most esteemed OldAFSarge at Chant du Depart has hit the magic 500,000 page views at his excellent blog!

Tuna and Juvat have had a hand in it as well!

Congrats to all at a most excellent blog!

http://oldafsarge.blogspot.com/

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Sunset in the desert and a lone lenticular cloud

The cloud is actually well north of California City, where I live. I was headed to the Rite Aid to pick up some ice cream and smokes for Missus ORPO and this was right there…………..out came the Samsung Galaxy Note 3…………………………………

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Want

A BMW R 1200 GS Adventure with a sidecar for it………………………….

The bike is $18,340.

The sidecar is $7,995.

I need to win one of those big lotteries…………………………………………

The link to DMC Sidecars…………………………..with a few pictures and info on the side car and I added a few pics I found on Google……………………..I love that first set up with the hard cases…………That one is a serious traveling machine for the lone places in the Western Deserts and The Great Plains.

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http://www.dmcsidecars.com/sidecars/the-expedition-sidecar/

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Pismo Beach!

We did our usual thing today and hit Pismo Beach(Oceano) and paid the $5.00 for the vehicle pass.

Missus ORPO loves to hunt for Sand Dollars. I just like to take pictures and wade in the Pacific Ocean…………….Mother, Mother Ocean, Ya Know.

There was a young fellow on his boogie board and he managed to wipe out…………………….

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The Sun through the Fog from The Pacific Ocean.

Stone 18 Anniversary IPA

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Missus ORPO’s Sand Dollar Haul

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Wipe Out

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Central Coast for President’s Day Weekend

It was one of those……………..Get the hell out of Dodge kind of things

Missus ORPO and I are ensconsed at The Vandenberg Inn on Beautiful Vandenberg AFB……………………Sixty Bucks a night with no taxes beats the hell out of One Hundred Twenty Bucks a night with taxes………………………………….at the Motel 6 in Pismo Beach!

We made a brief stop at the Von’s in Grover Beach after dinner at Fin’s Bar and Grille down on the beach…………………………..

This is one of the flavours I acquired………………………….

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