More Hengelo

Still more….

The food at the Jachtlust was great! I had a steak that evening that was great. I went to sleep that night with a very full tummy. I also fell asleep with the television on, which happens quite a bit with me. I woke up in the middle of the night to find what could only be described as… welll… I’m not sure what I would call it, but some sort of sexual live chat….

I changed the channel and there was a different kind of thing there too! Pictures of ladies with a bio of sorts and an SMS number. This was all very new to me. I decided to go back to sleep. Too tired…..

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Hengelo was not exactly as I pictured the Netherlands to be, but it was picturesque…

It’s an industrial town, in the western part of the Netherlands, not too far from the German border. My colleague was pretty much in charge of “Operation Vendor”, as I was the technical liaison on the team. Meaning, I was the programmer that was sent to make sure the vendor coded things properly.

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Visa run again?

Yes, it’s that time again…

Another Visa run to Dubai.

As I sit at the hotel, waiting….

for the time to leave and head back to the airport, I thought I would blog a little.
Recently, my off rotation was spent in the Netherlands, working with one of the vendors on a project that has, in the past, gone horribly wrong. It was an opportunity that could have been passed up, but after talking to my wife, it was decided I should go and try to get her over for a visit before I came back to the desert.

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I am so bad

Like the title says….

I am so bad…..

At blogging. It’s been way too long since my last post and so much has happened.

I’m sure that my faithful readers will remember, I work overseas in the oil fields. This trip has been exceptionally long. I left home on August 15, and have yet to return home (83 days and counting). I did have a nice little break and ended up in the Netherlands working with one of the company’s vendors on a project that doesn’t seem to end.

The trip was wonderful, once my wife was able to join me. That seemed like it took an act of Congress to get approved.

Most of my time was spent in Hengelo, Netherlands, with a side trip or two around the area. Even made it into Germany once. I’ll have to blog about that later. Oh! Also spent a weekend in Amsterdam! That was fun too. More blogs to come on my adventures in the Netherlands.

Anyway, I’m really going to try to get better at blogging. I have several things running around in my mind, and I really need to talk about them.

It’s late, and I’m getting tired, so I’ll sign off for now.

And to my faithful reader…. I’ll be home in 22 days (or so).