Hello Monkeys

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by TailorMadeHell, Nov 26, 2008.


  1. TailorMadeHell

    TailorMadeHell Lurking Shadow Creature

    Here I am coming to you directly from Iraq. This place is filthy, destroyed, smelly, poor and did I mention filthy? Sheesh. Well it's been a while though now I can speak to you again. I fly halfway around the world, or so it seems to me, to a desert and find that I made it just in time for the cold wet season. Yay. So far, not much rain and not too cold though I'm told it will get worse. Lot of things on the roads to see though none that leave an impression.

    Hope everything is going well with everyone and will talk again when I can.

    TMH
     
  2. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    Great to hear from you TMH. You're in my prayers.
     
  3. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    Great to hear from you bud... if you or the unit needs anything sent over pm me we'll see what we can do from here :)
     
  4. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Welcome home, TMH, good to see you rematerialized from the vapors. Got any tales worth the telling yet?
     
  5. RouteClearance

    RouteClearance Monkey+++ Site Supporter

    Goodluck and have some fun, as for the weather, just wait till around the last two weeks of May. You go straight from spring to "Hell it's Hot".
     
  6. sheen_estevez

    sheen_estevez Monkey+++

    TMH good to hear from you, take care and keep in contact
     
  7. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    May He keep and protect you while you're so far away.

    Thank you for your service, TMH!
     
  8. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    Good to hear from you Tailor! Be careful over there and stay in touch when you can.
     
  9. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Welcome home TMH. Becareful over in the sandbox.
     
  10. sniper-66

    sniper-66 Monkey+++ Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    From the sounds of it, they have cleaned it up and things are improving! Wait until January, it will rain, and when it does, you will understand why Noah built an ark. You will also get a real lesson on what real mud is, none of that namby pamby mud we have here in the states. I have never seen mud before that you can scrub with a bristle brush and water, and do nothing more than smear it around! For those of you that don't know what I am talking about, here is a picture of my living area. Try walking through that:
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    Have fun and enjoy, these are the days of a great adventure for you, at least that is what the recruiting poster says.
     
  11. TailorMadeHell

    TailorMadeHell Lurking Shadow Creature

    I'm looking forward to the rainy season. Nothing makes you feel so good as being frozen and wet. Haha. Thanks for all the comments. I will be here for a while and hopefully heading home in as good health as I am now. So far have seen lots of poverty, kids fighting over a bag of chips, and destroyed car bodies. It's not gotten hot and heavy yet, though there is always tomorrow. Haha.
     
  12. RouteClearance

    RouteClearance Monkey+++ Site Supporter

    And hope that it does not get that way, We had it happen "ONE" time. The results for us was one "KIA" and one "WIA". Our WIA lost both his left arm and leg. Do your job and get back in one piece.
     
  13. monkeyman

    monkeyman Monkey+++ Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Welcome back. Stay safe, let us know if there's anything you need that dont come down the supply lines and if possible we will get sent over and come back in one piece.
     
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