This video is The Real Me Now.
The past couple of months, my life has changed drastically.
My daily life is tough and each day I struggle.
This is The Real Me Now.
(Note: I apologize for the excess noise – air conditioners can be loud in a small RV)
I write posts about my life, my experiences, my feelings & emotions and my cancer.
I am very prepared and have posts written in advanced; so, sometimes when I publish a post, it could be a week ago I wrote it or sometimes even longer.
Why am I telling you this?
Because my life like others is fluid and changes daily and even sometimes many times a day.
Negative, ‘downer’ posts as I refer to them have been dominating my blog lately.
I felt after yesterday’s post, I needed to explain.
Thank you for your time.
Negative, out of me –
Recently the MacDill Air Force Base had a carnival with free rides. I went only on two of the rides because I easily get motion sickness and plus with my pain, it was not a good idea to ride some of the faster ones. But Gary did; he went on many of them.
In this video, all the red roof buildings are on the MacDill Air Force Base. There is much more to the Air Force Base than what this video displays; it is a large base. Later in the video you see the skyline of Tampa in the distance and smoke. The smoke is from one of the many wildfires that have been recently occurring here in Florida.
I hope you enjoy the video –
Do you know Lt. Dan?
Lt. Dan Taylor?
Have you heard of Forrest Gump?
Gary Sinise who portrayed Lt. Dan Taylor in the landmark film Forrest Gump formed an enduring connection with servicemen and women throughout the military community.
Gary Sinise formed a foundation that helps serve our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need. Click ‘Gary Sinise Foundation’ to find out more information.
Gary Sinise also starred in TV series CIS:NY and currently in the series Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.
You might be wondering why I am writing a post about Gary Sinise. Well, Gary Sinise also has a band called the Lt. Dan Band. The MacDill Air Force Base had a free concert this past Saturday night in one of the airplane hangars and guess who was playing? Yep, Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band.
The evening weather was perfect and my Gary and I had a wonderful time listening to some great music from Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band.
I wanted to share several pictures and a small video clip.
Gary and I are now in our new location 3 weeks today.
As you know I started chemotherapy and seeing new doctors and experiencing much pain.
A video log for you today –
Gary, Roxy and I hooked the RV on the truck and moved to Tampa a day early.
That took place yesterday and because of it, I am a little late on reading your posts and responding to comments.
I promise to catch-up today.
So, here is a little video of that travel from yesterday, and something important about today.
In my posts ‘Look Forward‘ and ‘Seeking a Home Base‘, I wrote about the future planned trip to central Florida in search of a possible location to relocate to.
That trip will begin tomorrow.
Many activities have already taken place this week and my time on WP has recently been limited.
Today, I am spending most of the day alone with hopes of catching-up on reading posts and writing posts.
What does the yellow dot have to do with today?
It has been exactly 1 month since the last time I published a video post of me.
I promise I have not been hiding from you for any particular reason.
Happy day my friends!
December of last year had Gary and myself on a cruise ship in the Eastern Caribbean.
Our last port before returning to Port Canaveral, Florida was Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas.
There were 5 cruise ships docked that day and within minutes of each other, it was time to depart.
Here is a quick video of that Departure.