Air Force pilots spend a lot of time away on TDY’s (temporary duties), a major drawback for their wives. A friend of mine from
At least one week of the month, Rick would leave for some kind of exercise. It wasn't just across the country either. Many times, he jetted off to
Our first summer in
Our neighbor owned a small boat he wanted to sell, and he loaned it to us for a day, hoping we might buy it. My cousin, Suzy, and her husband, Joe, were visiting, and we water-skied all day. By the evening, the engine made a funny noise. We pulled the boat up to our dock, and our neighbor told us to keep it there, he would look at it the next day.