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Re: Questions from a Prospective Sawyer
« Reply #260 on: August 01, 2020, 04:54:00 AM »
Congratulations, wishing you the best.  I doubt you'll think much about whether you made a good decision. 
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« Reply #261 on: August 01, 2020, 08:05:35 AM »
great decision.  I do not remember when your stint is over, but let me be one of the first to welcome you home to civilian life.  Thank you for your service.
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« Reply #262 on: August 01, 2020, 12:18:04 PM »
Thanks Doc. My "final out" was on the 29th. My terminal leave starts today and we leave Hawaii tonight. We'll be eating Smithfield's BBQ for dinner by tomorrow evening! Then I guess I'll start preping for the hurricane...

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« Reply #263 on: August 01, 2020, 12:38:05 PM »
Good luck on the new direction. It sure sounds like youve got a plan worked out, and a good one. 

The best part is that youll be able to get real barbecue. That alone will give you a good foundation for dealing with this hurricane were expecting. Like all weather, we wont know what itll be til it gets here. 

Travel safely and good luck with everything. Be sure to let us know how that first barbecue works out.  
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« Reply #264 on: August 01, 2020, 01:18:25 PM »
Did you double check to make sure you didn't accidentally pack any souvenir lava?  ;D
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« Reply #265 on: August 01, 2020, 02:35:02 PM »
Don't worry @Southside. I didn't accidentally pack any lava belonging to the People's Republic of Hawaii.

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« Reply #266 on: August 01, 2020, 02:51:41 PM »
   Reminds me one time when I heard a young Marine complaining about being stationed on Okinawa. A wizened old senior NCO said "Its our own d__n fault. As many Marines as have passed through this island, if each of us had just taken a half a seabag full of sand and coral home with us each time this place would be gone by now and we would not have to keep coming back."

   Welcome home. Enjoy the BBQ. Not sure if I'd want the Smithfields or Sonny's but either way I am sure you will do well. To be fair try them both. Which part of NC are you returning to? 

   I know I am going into withdrawal not being able to see my grandson and granddaughter in Charlotte. Stay safe.
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« Reply #267 on: August 01, 2020, 03:08:39 PM »
  Hawaii has a rule about talking sand, rocks, lava, or pretty much anything else from the island (unless you are a resident selling it to the tourists - then its OK). The state is most protective of the black sand, green sand, and lava rock. I think the last one is kind of funny because the 2018 eruption created 875 acres of new land on the big island. All lava rock now. Anyway, I don't like the traffic and crowds much, but Hawaii is good for the most part. Good weather, lots to do (if you like hiking and beach related activities), you just have to know where not to go to stay out of trouble.
  We are heading back to Dunn, NC. I've never heard of Sonny's, so Smithfield's is definitely better! There is one about 10 min from the house.

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« Reply #268 on: August 01, 2020, 03:57:00 PM »
Welcome back and congrats on retirement.  I'm in grantham so not far from you.  
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