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Remembering A Mother’s Love

In addition to a collection of lunch box notes and hand made greeting cards from my sweetheart, I am fortunate to also have a file of letters from the time I served as an Army Aviator in South East Asia. … Continue reading

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Oh God Thy Sea Is So Great . . . .

On this day November 22, 1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy became the fourth American president to be assassinated in office. This was my father’s president. I don’t remember seeing dad for a couple of days afterwards. He was distraught to say … Continue reading

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The Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month

I never was called on to carry the wounded, nor was I ever in need of same. I witnessed my share in the most unpopular conflict of our time however, and called in Medivac Hueys almost daily to evacuate the … Continue reading

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20/20 Hindsight – John Lennon Got It Right

I have surprised myself in many ways of late. For instance, I have developed an appreciation for John Lennon the man, and his politics, or absence of same, if you will. I regret not being man enough early on in … Continue reading

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