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Things, they are a changin’!

Greetings from Everett, Washington where the weather has been absolutely beautiful, the rain is needed and shortlived and the family time is abundent. We are truly enjoying the great Northwest. Salmon is plentiful right now. Driving around this past Saturday crossed several creeks  and streams where the fisherman, all decked out in the waders, were lined up in the middle like school kids in the hallway. The one stream we crossed had about 25 fishermen side by side in just one grouping. and there were groupings as far as you could see in bothe directions. and then the fishermen along the banks. Salmon fishing is a BIG deal here and I have seen what they mean first hand.

Chris and Brad have been enjoying the Young Single Adult Ward here. They have activities almost every night. We are glad they have been going and participating in several things. I have been pretty active with the Amateur Radio. There are several LDS Nets here that I check in to as well as some local Amateur Radio Emergency Service Nets. Emergency Services is what I truly enjoy doing with amateur radio. Dianne stays busy with work and eating my cooking!

Unfortunately, last Friday Dianne’s contract at Seattle Childrens was cancelled. 2 weeks in and they ended it. Her agency worked quickly and within hours had her a new contract at a hospital in Federal Way, Washington. Federal Way is near Tocoma, about an hour an 30 minutes south of here. We will be about the same distance from downtown Seattle as we are now, just South instead of North. We have put this whole travel nursing gig in Gods hands. We now that he will provide. We are waiting for a start date and word if she will receive at least a weeks ‘severance’ since they terminated the contract early. when momma is not working momma does not get paid.

My granddaughter Willow is growing like a weed. I enjoy seeing all the pictures my daughter posts on Facebook. She looks so much like her daddy. No doubt who the father is!!! mommy and baby are doing well. Malia’s step grand mother Sue passed away about 6 weeks ago. It has been hard on Malia and her pappa. Her poppa, Ed, has moved in with Steven and Malia so I am sure Willow is keeping him happy and cheerful.

Anyway, not much else to say. Going to a nice public beach tomorrow. Will post some pictures from our adventure there next time.

Until next time be happy and thank an LEO (Law Enforcement Officer) for what they do. Believe me my brothers and sisters of the Thin Blue Line will appreciate it.

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We Have Arrived in the Land of Prius and Subarus!!

Greetings from Everett, Washington!!! We have been here two weeks now and are enjoying the Seattle Area immensely! Dianne started work last week. She has never worked exclusively with children, so this assignment is a new challenge for her. She has been impressed thus far with Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Our new RV Park is definitely not the same as Silver Cove RV Resort near Longview, Washington. Much smaller spaces and the park is located in a business district. It does have a very nice fenced in area for the dogs to run and play, so that is a plus. There is tons of stuff to do here in the Seattle Area. We are putting together our “Seattle Bucket List” so we can do as much as possible while we are here. One of the things Dianne wanted to do was got to Whidbey Island and the beach. We rode the ferry to Whidbey Island. That was a fun experience.

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The beach we went to was about 1/2 mile from the parking lot. We were the only ones on the beach for the longest time. This beach was rock and drift wood. The view was just incredible. We truly enjoyed the few hours of relaxation there.

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We decided to leave the Island via bridge instead of the ferry. The bridge itself was awesome. The view at the bridge was breathtaking.

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This past weekend the Seattle Area experienced an unusual storm event. The high winds that were associated with the storm did major damage to the electrical infrastructure. This resulted with 500,000 plus customers without power at the peak Saturday. We were without power for about 8 hours. As of today, there is still about 30,000 customers without power. This is mainly because of the number of transmission lines that were damaged. Fortunately, all is back to normal in are area.

Until next time, be well!!!

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Only 4 Weeks Left in Longview Washington

TIME HAS FLOWN!!!! Cannot believe we have been here 9 weeks already. The weather has been unusual here. Normally they do not get their “hot” spell until July. This year it started in June and came with days in the upper 90s!! And we have seen almost no rain since we have been here which is also very unusual for this time of year. This week we are finally getting a break from the heat, but still no rain.

July 4th we went to the Bow Tie Classic Car Show in Longview Washington. We saw some beautiful, and unique, cars.

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We ate lunch at a really cool Greek place in downtown Longview. The food was awesome and the customer service was off the chain. We had a great time, until…….. On the way home the Jeep’s alternator went out. Fortunately, we made it home. In the 4 years in 9 months I have owned the Jeep (longest I have ever owned a vehicle I might add) this was the first issue. Almost 130,000 miles on the factory alternator so I guess it was time. Should have the Jeep back up and running this coming weekend. No one in town has the alternator in stock. Since we are going to the Portland area Friday morning, I can just pick it up there. It has been a LONG two weeks with my Jeep down. This being the first time Lil’ Red has been down, it has been depressing. Love my Jeep!!!

My son Steven and his new bride are coming up for a visit this weekend from Salt Lake City. We are super excited about the visit.

We also have our new assignment. Dianne is taking a 13 week assignment in Seattle, Washington at the children’s hospital. We already have reservation at an RV place in Everett, Washington. Compared to the 5 day adventure coming here, I will take a 2 hour adventure getting there!!! We will be there until the last part of November. We are hoping to go east, but we will go where employment is available.

Anyway, everything else is going well. The dogs are really loving the RV life. They love all the people who just have to pet them or scratch their ears. Spoiled dogs….. Been doing a lot of amateur radio here. Several local nets as well as some regional HF nets. Met some pretty cool guys through the radio.

Brad went to Youth Conference a few weeks ago. He had a really great time. He made some really cool friends and had some awesome spiritual experiences. He got do go caving at Ape Caves. The Ape Caves were created after the 1980 Mount Saint Helen Eruption.

Dianne is really enjoying the easier workload at this hospital. She actually gets bored some days. They have low surgical case numbers at this hospital. Of course this gives her time to read and sell thirty-one. She is loving the travel nursing gig. I am happy she is enjoying herself.

Malia is due anytime with our first grandchild, a granddaughter. We are really excited for Malia and Steven and cannot wait for Willow to join us in the world. As soon as she is born I will be blogging pics and stuff. You know, all the crazy stuff new grandparents do!!!

Next time I will be sharing pics and factoids about our trip to see the VOLCANO!!!!

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Over The Mountains and Through the Valleys to Longview Washington We Go!!! (Part 2)

Reno. We stayed at a super nice RV resort. If you are looking for a nice place Sparks Marina RV Resort is well worth the money. We do not do much in Reno. But the views going to Reno were spectacular!!

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The next day was our shortest driving day! We went only about 350 miles to McCloud, California. The RV Park we stayed in was in the shadow of Mount Shasta!! Beautiful area. Unfortunately, we seen the result of the extreme drought in California. We past one lake that was 100s of acres in size. It was nothing but a grass meadow. Several other smaller lakes were just as dry.

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We saw a little bit of all kinds of weather going to McCloud. We had warm and cold. We had sunny, rainy, and snowy.

We left McCloud and went to Eugene, Oregon. We did absolutely nothing in Eugene. Left the next morning early and arrived in Silver Lake, Washington. The Silver Cove RV Resort is our home for the 13 weeks we are here.

We have all kinds of sights here. Deer that come right up to your campsite. Ducks and Geese galore. We can see Mount Saint Helen in the distance. She is quiet…..knock on wood!!!

Blue Heron

Blue Heron

The Geese!!

The Geese!!

The Baby Geese

The Baby Geese

Baby Ducks!

Baby Ducks!

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Until next time, be cool my friends!!!

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Over The Mountains and Through the Valleys to Longview Washington We Go!!! (Part 1)

It is hard to believe we have been here in Washington for 3 weeks!!! We really have not done much since we have gotten here. We got here on Thursday afternoon and Bradley left that following Monday to fly to Georgia for 3 weeks. With Dianne working during the day I have been playing around on amateur radio and watching movies at night with the bride.

As for the trip here, well, it was adventurous. We left Las Cruces, New Mexico on Saturday May 9 and headed to Casa Grande, Arizona. We met up with an old friend from Georgia, Mike Best. We met his awesome wife and 2 little girls. It was great seeing him and his family. We also got to have a Sonora Dog for dinner. That was a great treat!!! They are very popular in Arizona.

The Sonora Dog!!!!

The Sonora Dog!!!!

We left Sunday morning May 10 and headed to Las Vegas, Nevada. WOW!!!! That was a long and boring stretch of state route we travelled. We did stop and check out the Hoover Dam. The state route actually now bypasses the dam by going over the dam. They built a massive bridge that spans the valley. Very impressive site.

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The new bridge with walkway for viewing the damn

The new bridge with walkway for viewing the damn

The Hoover Dam

The Hoover Dam

Paddle Boat at top of dam

Paddle Boat at top of dam

We set up camp and went to the Vegas Strip!!! It is true what they say, it is the city of lights!!! We want to go back and walk the strip sometime.

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Before leaving Vegas we made to other stops. We went by the Las Vegas Nevada Temple, DSC01620 DSC01626

And by the Pawn Stars shop.

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Brad even got a picture with Rick!!!!!

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Cardboard cutout Rick!!!!!!

We left Vegas and headed to Reno………

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Some Parting Shots From Las Cruces

I wanted to share some final pictures and moments from our time in Las Cruces, NM. Stay tune for the next post which will cover our journey from Las Cruces, NM to Longview, WA…….

Enjoy!!!

One place we went to just before leaving was the War Eagle Museum in El Paso. Very nice collection of vintage aircraft and cars.

The P40 Flying Tiger. My favorite fighter plane.

The P40 Flying Tiger. My favorite fighter plane.

A Vintage Jeep!!!

A Vintage Jeep!!!

Actually, a vintage Ford Jeep!!!

Rolls Royce the prefered car of Chefs everywhere!

An overview of the collection

An overview of the collection

The boys

The boys

Some shots over looking Las Cruces, NM from a scenic view rest area on I-10.

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The Roadrunner! Made completely out of recycled materials.

The Roadrunner! Made completely out of recycled materials.

The City of Las Cruces. Desert all around!

The City of Las Cruces. Desert all around!

Beautiful Terrain

Beautiful Terrain

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As we prepare to go to the Northwest, we share another experience from here in the Southwest!! (Scarey Part 3)

We got back to Las Cruces in time to make our appointment at the Amador Motel. A ghost tour of a historic hotel with a very rich history. From the El Paso Ghost Tours Website:

Amador Hotel

 

Join El Paso Ghost Tours twice a month to investigate one of Las Cruces, New Mexico’s oldest standing buildings.

The Amador Hotel has seen the days of the wild west and the expansion of the railroad networks leading west. It stood as a home and business location for the Amador family before being closed and shut down for years.  During the 20th century, the Amador was one of THE places to be, and was considered a social hub within the area.  Without a doubt, the hotel has its share of guests; join us as we attempt to communicate and make contact with the spirit of the guests that never left the building.

The Amador is currently undergoing renovation in an attempt to bring it back to its beautiful, former glory.

From http://www.las-cruces.org/code/history_exhibit/LearnMore/cityBegAmador.html

The Amador Hotel

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In 1850, Gregoria Rodela de Amador, a widow from Juarez, moved to the newly formed town of Las Cruces, where she may have opened a store.. Her son, Martin, expanded the business and began hauling freight between Santa Fe and Chihuahua. In 1866, Martin Amador built the original structure of the Amador Hotel as a one-story house for his family on the corner of Water and Amador streets. For the next twelve years, the Amador family lived in the building and furnished rooms to their freight team drivers. Then in 1878, a new home was built across the street for the ever expanding Amador family. At that time the original Amador home was turned into a rooming house and hotel. In 1885, a second floor, balcony, and lobby were added to enhance the hotel operation. Through the years, further additions and modifications were made to add space for a livery, open patio, and bar.

During most of the 20th Century this grand old building served the community as a social gathering place with fine dining, libations, and entertainment. All the while, it maintained a reputation as one of the best places to stay in the region. Numerous celebrities, politicians, military officers, and other notable and notorious figures frequented the Amador Hotel. The Amador family sold the hotel to Citizen’s Bank in 1970.

Currently, the City of Las Cruces owns the historic building. A group of Las Cruces citizens formed the Amador Museum Foundation, which is raising money to preserve the hotel and develop it as a Las Cruces history museum.

This history has it’s share of charm, but as we found out on the ghost tour this building has seen it’s share of outlaws, gangsters, ladies of the evening, and travelers. Even Pat Garrett graced the building and its bar.

With that said, death is inevitable. The Amador family lost children in the building. And then there is Ovida “Cricket” Coogler. She was young and knew how to play the game. She knew many politicos intimately. Many may have shared things with her intentionally or unintentionally. But she died a mysterious death at a young age. More information can be found here  http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-opinion/ci_14661077 about her story and disappearance. She is said to be on e of the ghosts that has taken refuge at the Amador Motel. She used to frequent and work their, so why not go back there. There was also a waitress there from the early days Hortensia. She was also known to be a ladies man and liked her men young.

So I share this with you to tell you that I sort of believed in ghosts. After this tour I am more inclined to believe. The gadgets they used, to include mini mag lights, indicated communication. Hortensia took a liking to Brad. She actually followed him around the tour. We also had communication with a couple of children as well. Whether we actually were communicating with the dead or just getting a really cool light show to our questions, it was a great evening!!!!

After the tour one of the guides took us to the Masonic Cemetery and to Pat Garrett’s Family Grave Site.

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Pictures from the Amador

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Notice the timbers and tar covered wire.

Notice the original timbers and tar covered wire.

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Lights indicating the presence of spirits.

Lights indicating the presence of spirits.

Hortensia's Room Entrance

Hortensia’s Room Entrance

Inside Hortensia's Room

Inside Hortensia’s Room

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As we prepare to go to the Northwest, we share another experience from here in the Southwest!! (Part 2)

So what does one do after being bombarded with all the Alien Stuff? One goes and eats!!! And what better than McDonald’s, but not just any McDonald’s…….

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This is the only Space Themed McDonald’s in existence. How appropriate for Roswell!!!! But not just McDonald’s capitalizes on the UFO stigma of Roswell, we saw this at a car dealership.

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We left Roswell and headed to Alamogordo, NM to the New Mexico State University Space Museum. Really neat place to visit if you are in the area. With NASA having a site just outside Las Cruces and White Sands Missile Range stretching between Las Cruces and Alamogordo it is no wonder NMSU “Aggies” has degrees dealing in “Space Stuff”.

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Brad still trying to land the Space Shuttle without killing the crew.

Brad still trying to land the Space Shuttle without killing the crew.

Brad still trying to land the Space Shuttle without killing the crew.

Brad still trying to land the Space Shuttle without killing the crew.

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Chris in a capsule

Chris in a capsule

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As we prepare to go to the Northwest, we share another experience from here in the Southwest!! (Part 1)

Man does time fly!!! Seems like yesterday we were leaving San Antonio, Texas and headed here. In 3 days we are leaving here and headed North!!! This has been a great experience so far. We have seen things none of us had ever seen, ate foods we never imagined eating, and done things that were a blast. Hopefully Washington will bring the same thing.

But, we still have some things from here to share with you. Like March 28, 2015. We call this Chris’s Day. It was everything he likes Aliens, Space, and Ghosts!! We started the day in Roswell, NM. Most of us may have heard about the ‘Roswell Incident’ at some time in our life. Maybe we heard some exaggerated tail or something close to the facts. Below is the Roswell Incident from the UFO Museum Website.

The Crash Near Roswell

An unidentified flying object crashed on a ranch northwest of Roswell, New Mexico, sometime during the first week of July 1947.
BrazelRancher W.W. “Mack” Brazel said later he found debris from the crash as he and the son of Floyd and Loretta Proctor rode their horses out to check on sheep after a fierce thunderstorm the night before. Brazel said that as they rode along, he began to notice unusual pieces of what seemed to be metal debris scattered over a large area. Upon further inspection, he said, he saw a shallow trench several hundred feet long had been gouged into the ground.
Brazel said he was struck by the unusual properties of the debris and, after dragging large pieces of it to a shed, he took some of it over to show the Proctors.
Mrs. Proctor, who later moved from the ranch to a house closer to town, said she remembers Brazel showing up with the strange material.

The Proctors told Brazel he might be holding wreckage from an alien spacecraft — a number of UFO sightings had been reported in the United States that summer — or a government project, and that he should report the incident to Chaves County Sheriff George Wilcox.

Maj Jesse MarcelA day or two later, Brazel drove into Roswell, the county seat, and reported the incident to Wilcox, who reported it to Maj. Jesse Marcel, intelligence officer for the 509th Bomb Group, stationed at Roswell Army Air Field.
In their book, A History of UFO Crashes, UFO researchers Don Schmitt and Kevin Randle say their research shows military radar had been tracking an unidentified flying object in the skies over southern New Mexico for four days. On the night of July 4, 1947, radar indicated the object had gone down about 30-40 miles northwest of Roswell.
The book says eyewitness William Woody, who lived east of Roswell, said he remembered being outside with his father the night of July 4, 1947, when he saw a brilliant object plunge to the ground.
The debris site was closed for several days while the wreckage was cleared, and Schmitt and Randle say that when Woody and his father tried to locate the area of the crash they had seen, Woody said they were stopped by military personnel who ordered them out of the area.

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Col William BlanchardSchmitt and Randle say Marcel, after receiving the call from Wilcox and subsequent orders from Col. William Blanchard, 509th commanding officer, went to investigate Brazel’s report. Marcel and Capt. Sheridan Cavitt, senior Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC) agent, followed the rancher off-road to his place. They spent the night there and Marcel inspected a large piece of debris Brazel had dragged from the pasture.
Monday morning, July 7, Marcel took his first step onto the debris field. Marcel would remark later that “something … must have exploded above the ground and fell.” As Brazel, Cavitt and Marcel inspected the field, Marcel was able to “determine which direction it came from, and which direction it was heading. It was in the pattern … you could tell where it started out and where it ended by how it was thinned out …”

According to Marcel, the debris was “strewn over a wide area, I guess maybe three-quarters of a mile long and a few hundred feet wide.” Scattered in the debris were small bits of metal that Marcel held a cigarette lighter to see if it would burn.
Along with the metal, Marcel described weightless “I”-beam-like structures that were three-eights inch by one-quarter inch, none of them very long, that would neither bend nor break. Some of these “I”-beams had indecipherable characters along the length, in two colors. Marcel also described metal debris the thickness of tinfoil that was indestructible.
After gathering enough debris to fill his staff car, Marcel decided to stop by his home on the way back to the base so he could show his family the unusual debris. He’d never seen anything quite like it.
“I didn’t know what we were picking up,” he said. “I still don’t know what it was … It could not have been part of an aircraft, not part of any kind of weather balloon or experimental balloon … I’ve seen rockets … sent up at the White Sands Testing Grounds. It definitely was not part of an aircraft or missile or rocket.”
Under hypnosis conducted by Dr. John Watkins in May 1990, Jesse Marcel Jr. remembered being awakened by his father that night and following him outside to help carry in a large box filled with debris. Once inside, they emptied the contents of the debris onto the kitchen floor.
Jesse Jr. described the lead foil and “I”-beams. Under hypnosis, he recalled the writing on the “I”-beams as “Purple. Strange. Never saw anything like it … different geometric shapes, leaves and circles.”
Under questioning, he said the symbols were shiny purple and they were small. There were many separate figures. This too, under hypnosis: [Marcel Sr. was saying it was a flying saucer] “I ask him what a flying saucer is. I don’t know what a flying saucer is … It’s a ship. [Dad’s] excited!”
Marcel reported what he found to Blanchard, showing him pieces of the wreckage, none of which looked like anything Blanchard had ever seen.

Bodies

Meanwhile, Glenn Dennis, a young mortician working at Ballard Funeral Home, received some curious calls one afternoon from the RAAF morgue. The base’s mortuary officer was trying to get hold of some small, hermetically sealed coffins and also wanted to know how to preserve bodies that had been exposed to the elements for a few days and avoid contaminating the tissue.
Dennis later said that evening he drove to the base hospital, where he saw large pieces of wreckage with strange engravings on one of the pieces sticking out of the back of a military ambulance. He entered the hospital and was visiting with a nurse he knew when suddenly he was threatened by military police and forced to leave.
The next day, Dennis met with the nurse, who told him about bodies discovered with the wreckage and drew pictures of them on a prescription pad. Within a few days she was transferred to England; her whereabouts remain unknown.

Roswell Army Air Field Press Release

Lt Walter HautAt 11 a.m., July 8, 1947, Lt. Walter Haut, RAAF public information officer, finished a press release Blanchard had ordered him to write, stating that the wreckage of a crashed disk had been recovered.
Roswell Daily Record, 8 July 1947 He gave copies to the two radio stations and both of the local newspapers. By 2:26 p.m., the story was on The Associated Press wire:
“The Army Air Forces here today announced a flying disk had been found.”
As calls began to pour into the base from all over the world, Lt. Robert Shirkey watched as MPs carried loaded wreckage onto a C-54 from the First Transport Unit.
To get a better look, Shirkey stepped around Col. Blanchard, who was irritated with all of the calls coming into the base. Blanchard decided to travel out to the debris field and left instructions that he’d gone on leave.

Headquarters Gets Involved

Blanchard had sent Marcel to Fort Worth Army Air Field (later Carswell Air Force Base) to report to Brig. Gen. Roger M. Ramey, commanding officer of the 8th Air Force.
Gen Ramey and Maj MarcelMarcel told Haut years later that he’d taken some of the debris into Ramey’s office to show him what had been found. The material was displayed on Ramey’s desk for the general when he returned.
Upon his return, Ramey wanted to see the exact location of the debris field, so he and Marcel went to the map room down the hall — but when they returned, the wreckage that had been placed on the desk was gone and a weather balloon was spread out on the floor. Maj. Charles A. Cashon took the now-famous photo of Marcel with the weather balloon in Ramey’s office.
It was then reported that Ramey recognized the remains as part of a weather balloon. Brig. Gen. Thomas DuBose, the chief of staff of the 8th Air Force, said, “[It] was a cover story. The whole balloon part of it. That was the part of the story we were told to give to the public and news and that was it.”
Roswell Daily Record, 9 July 1947 Later that afternoon, Haut’s original press release was rescinded and an officer from the base retrieved all of the copies from the radio stations and newspaper offices. The next day, July 9, a second press release was issued stating that the 509th Bomb Group had mistakenly identified a weather balloon as wreckage of a flying saucer.
On July 9, as reports went out that the crashed object was actually a weather balloon, cleanup crews were busily clearing the debris. Bud Payne, a rancher at Corona, was trying to round-up a stray when he was spotted by the military and carried off the Foster ranch. Broadcaster Judd Roberts and Walt Whitmore were turned away as they approached the debris field.
As the wreckage was brought to the base, it was crated and stored in a hangar.
Rancher Harrassed Back in town, Walt Whitmore and Lyman Strickland saw their friend, Mack Brazel, who was being escorted to the Roswell Daily Record by three military officers. He ignored Whitmore and Strickland, which was not at all like Mack, and once he got to the Roswell Daily Record offices, he changed his story. He now claimed to have found the debris on June 14. Brazel also mentioned that he’d found weather observation devices on two other occasions, but what he found this time was no weather balloon.
The Las Vegas Review Journal, along with dozens of other newspapers, carried the AP story:

“Reports of flying saucers whizzing through the sky fell off sharply today as the Army and the Navy began a concentrated campaign to stop the rumors.”
The story also reported that AAF Headquarters in Washington had “delivered a blistering rebuke to officers at Roswell.”
The military has tried to convince the news media from that day forward that the object found near Roswell was nothing more than a weather balloon.

Now some may say this is a conspiracy by the government to cover up the truth. Others say this was nothing more than a weather balloon. Me, I feel that too many people saw the ship and bodies for it not to be possibly true.

Take me to your leader

Take me to your leader

There is nothing to see here, move along, move along...

There is nothing to see here, move along, move along…

The Happy Couple!!!

The Happy Couple!!!

UFO Museum

UFO Museum

The Boys!!!

The Boys!!!

 

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My Son’s Wedding

I cannot believe this time last week I was in Salt Lake City getting ready for my son, Steven Widener, to be sealed to his fiancé for time and all eternity. To say that Dianne and myself were excited is an understatement. Steven came into our lives about three years ago. He lived with us for most of that time. He was a good young man and Chris’s best friend. He had recently joined the church. He was needing a place to stay and we needed a dog sitter for a week, and the rest is history. We could not be happier for him and Kayla. She is EXACTLY what he needs in his life. The joy of I being a witness and Dianne sitting in the seat reserved for the mother in the Sealing Room was such an honor. Dianne danced the Mother/Groom Dance with him. She was extremely touched. We wish them both the best in their marriage.

The Wideners

The Wideners

We also visited Temple Square and the Visitor Centers, Old Tabernacle Building, and the Temple itself. Dianne and I did a session in the temple it was a great experience.

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Dianne also wanted to visit BYU Campus. She attended there back 25 years ago. She found her old dorm building. The campus has changed a great deal since she attended there.

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Dianne with the sign for her old Dorm

Later this weekend I will go back in time and do a post on our trip to Roswell, New Mexico….Spooky Alien Stuff, New Mexico Space Museum, and our Ghost Tour of the Amador Hotel!!!!! You won’t want to miss that post!

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