NAMPOW and SON TAY RAIDERS – Quilts of Honor Event

NAMPOW and SON TAY RAIDERS – Quilts of Honor Event

Most of you out there were not aware that for the last year, we have been planning to honor the prisoners of war who were held captive at the Vietnam Hanoi Hilton and the Son Tay Raiders, a special Army Ranger group who tried to rescue the prisoners. It would be a...
Event Day

Event Day

We decided to take it slow today and spent the morning enjoying the house and the view of the river. We all took our turns watching the birds. I happened out on the deck by myself and I heard what sounded like a water spout. When I looked out, there was a dolphin. I...
Day 4 – Day Tour

Day 4 – Day Tour

We woke up a little slower today. I looked out at the water – it was so calm and no winds. I got my coffee and soon I was out on the dock chasing an egret and a pelican trying to take a picture. I finally got one of the egrets, he was small but I got to get so close,...
Day 3 – New Orleans

Day 3 – New Orleans

We started the day with breakfast made by Chef Carl as we all gathered around the table. We had a slow morning until my contact for our Event called and said he wanted to meet at 2:00 pm. So we loaded up our NCIS car and headed for town. We decided we had time to tour...
Day 2 – Mississippi and Louisiana

Day 2 – Mississippi and Louisiana

Today I decided to go off course. When I found out my Army Band Director was one and a half hours away, I asked the crew what they all wanted to do. Carl, Debbie, Flo and Rita all said they wanted to go with me so we jumped in the car and off we went. Our house has a...