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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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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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Seaside Heights, NJ

A rainy Saturday afternoon made moving more of an unpleasant task than it was already. While driving the rental truck to my new digs, I listened to the local radio station’s tribute for John Lennon’s birthday on that October 9th, … Continue reading

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A Memorial Day Weekend Tribute – 1996 Through 2014

The following began in 1996 as a special feature on a now-defunct Web site, to honor our war dead on Memorial Day. Updates followed annually with only a few editions omitted. The series has been recompiled and presented here while … Continue reading

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Today’s Tirade: Captcha

In one of my now-defunct photography galleries, Art Share, which had always allowed posting comments by anyone about the various photos on display, I had to switch off that capability and only allow responses by registered users to eliminate the … Continue reading

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