Monthly Archives: May 2018

O, FOR HISTORY & FAMILY ALBUM: Memorial Day

My ancestors fought in The French & Indian War, The Revolutionary War, The War of 1812, The Mexican War, The Civil War, The Spanish American War, WWI, WWII, The Korean War, The Vietnam Conflict and served during times of peace. … Continue reading

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MIAGD: Breakfast on the deck

MIAGD: Make it a great day My first breakfast on the deck this season. Actually, it’s not the first breakfast on the deck this spring but the first beneath this year’s setup. When I opened the backdoor Clyde uncharacteristically dodged … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Hitting the Deck

I’m about three to four weeks early having my deck ready for summer. Since moving to Shroyer Road in 2003 the deck has been a gathering place. It was always a popular retreat for the older boys and their friends, … Continue reading

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MIAGD: Transition Time

MIAGD: Make it a great day It’s that time of year. Transition time. I love it. I hate it. It excites me. It saddens me. I’m most often energized. I’m sometimes emotionally lethargic. Transition Time is when my seniors prepare … Continue reading

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O, FOR HISTORY: The National Museum of The United States Air Force

I cannot even guess nor imagine how many times I’ve been to this wonderful repository of United States aviation history. With each visit, I find myself more impressed and deeply moved. It’s the best.

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O, FOR HISTORY: Bob Hope & The Armed Forces

One of my favorite displays at The Museum of the United States Air Force: a tribute to the gentleman who provided us so many wonderful memories, Bob Hope.

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O, FOR HISTORY: Quentin Roosevelt

From Wikipedia: Quentin Roosevelt (November 19, 1897 – July 14, 1918) was the youngest son of President Theodore Roosevelt and First Lady Edith Roosevelt. Family and friends agreed that Quentin had many of his father’s positive qualities and few of … Continue reading

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