Tag Archives: Memorial Day Weekend

Time in Retrospect

Seems like the changeover from wintertime to spring and the start of baseball season were only yesterday. At least it does to me. Not that I’m complaining as usual, but time sure has picked up its pace. That’s the consequence … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2017: War is Hell

I’ve been where you are now and I know just how you feel. It’s entirely natural that there should beat in the breast of every one of you a hope and desire that some day you can use the skill … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams

“Sleep, those little slices of death; oh how I loathe them” is attributed to Edgar Allan Poe, as found on the ever knowledgeable Internet, which must make it true, right? Wrong! Show me from what work of his that quote … Continue reading

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The 2016 Addendum to a Twenty-year-old Tradition

Twenty years ago, I wrote a Memorial Day tribute on the Internet that brought me and the reader back to watching the six-o’clock news on TV during the Vietnam era. The daily war-count was delivered nightly as if we were … Continue reading

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