LumberJocks

Heading BACK to Afghanistan

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by hunter71 posted 03-20-2012 12:09 PM 3875 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, it looks like I will be heading back to the U.S. Embassy in Kabul next week. My health issues have been resolved and the DR’s say I am cleared to return to work. Well, work is where I left it and at 63 I am not high everyones list. Here I am superintendent and tools, electrical tools, rarely touch my hands. My wood working tools are still there waiting for me so I will set up a “new” bench and be back in business soon. I have 4 USPS flat rate boxes full and ship them off today. Look for a tower crane soon to add to my “construction” series.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.



10 comments so far

View chrisstef's profile

chrisstef

15360 posts in 2397 days


#1 posted 03-20-2012 12:27 PM

I wish you the best of luck heading back over to Afghanistan. Ill be waiting on that tower crane!

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

View GrandpaLen's profile

GrandpaLen

1643 posts in 1663 days


#2 posted 03-20-2012 12:40 PM

Have a Safe Journey. God’s Speed.

Wishing you “Clean Benches and Sharp Tools”.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

View  woodshaver (Tony)  's profile

woodshaver (Tony)

3925 posts in 2744 days


#3 posted 03-20-2012 12:54 PM

Good luck on your journey Stay safe my friend.

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

View Manitario's profile

Manitario

2390 posts in 2274 days


#4 posted 03-20-2012 01:45 PM

Good luck and keep safe!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

View Gene Howe's profile (online now)

Gene Howe

7965 posts in 2819 days


#5 posted 03-20-2012 02:17 PM

Best of luck! Be safe, friend.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

View wiswood2's profile

wiswood2

1138 posts in 3087 days


#6 posted 03-20-2012 02:45 PM

Good Luck Be Safe.
Chuck
Wisconsin Wood Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

115064 posts in 2968 days


#7 posted 03-20-2012 03:01 PM

Have a safe trip and keep your head down and eyes open over there.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View patron's profile

patron

13520 posts in 2732 days


#8 posted 03-20-2012 03:12 PM

come home soon safetly
and bring your buddy’s with you please

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

View derosa's profile

derosa

1568 posts in 2227 days


#9 posted 03-21-2012 05:04 AM

Have a safe trip, come back soon.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

View Roger's profile (online now)

Roger

19571 posts in 2195 days


#10 posted 03-21-2012 12:42 PM

Be safe. Look forward to your safe return

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com