I was born in 1947 and am now in my mid-70’s so LIFE SO FAR covers a lot of material and is organized as follows:

CHILDHOOD– Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, and Colorado

MILITARY– Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri, Ft. Devens Massachusetts, National Security Agency, Chitose on Hokkaido, Japan, and Sinop, Turkey.

BREAKS FROM MILITARY Near the end of my time in the military, I took one month’s leave to Mykonos, Greece. When I was discharged from the military, I spent nine months with my parents in Lawrence Kansas preparing to leave for university in Japan.

UNIVERSITY– I returned to Japan to attend university in Tokyo and then graduate school in Hawaii

CAREER– Iran, Illinois, and Saudi Arabia

VACATION TRAVELS– England, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Paris, Italy, Switzerland, and China

EARLY RETIREMENT– beginning with a stop in Boston, England, and then settling in Texas and visiting Boston and Plymouth, MA

UNITED NATIONS– working in Manhattan and living in Queens

SECOND RETIREMENT– returning to Texas, caring for grandsons, visiting Japan & dreaming of more travel