Pie a la Mode

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—The Obscure Penguin— In the eighties Peggy and Rodney Collier came to visit my wife and me in England.  For those who have followed The Obscure Penguin, you know that Rodney and I hitchhiked to the Willie Nelson 4th of July Picnic in 1976 as our celebration for graduating from Amarillo College.  If you remember […]

The Hong Kong Incident

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—The Obscure Penguin— Long ago, on the other side of the world I faced off against a Panamanian freighter and lived to tell about it.  When I was in the Air Force, stationed in the Philippines, I took a week-long vacation in Hong Kong.  It was one of those Clark Air Base tourist excursions to […]