Category Archives: WWII

Chip Off the Old Block

Wife and four daughters.  Proud husband and father. Eldest of six children after his dad died from a felled tree.  Breadwinner at age 10.  Excelled in sports:  boxing, football, basketball, baseball, glee club. Football scholarship in college and semi-pro afterwards. … Continue reading

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Treasure the Gifts of the Past

With flowers, trees, birds and bees in full bloom now and bustling activity, I reflect this Memorial Day Weekend on family and especially those who have served in the military. Each year my husband puts up hanging flower baskets on … Continue reading

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