For those of you interested in World War II, my Journey to Tunisia blog is active again. I let it go dormant after our initial plan to visit my great-great uncle’s grave in Tunisia fell through, but I’m now back at it as a… Continue Reading “Journey to Tunisia blog active again!”
Bob Hope was not only an entertainer but a passionate supporter of the troops both during World War II and after. The night of D-Day, June 6, 1944, Americans were tuned to their radios, eager for any invasion news updates that they could get.… Continue Reading “The 70th Anniversary of D-Day – a powerful monologue”
I had another post planned for this evening, but I’ve just learned that William “Wild Bill” Guarnere – of the 101st Airborne, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Easy Company – has passed away.
As a writer, I’ve learned that inspiration is unpredictable. I can go months without having a single moment where ideas and thoughts flow, and then, in a heartbeat, the floodgates open and I’m overwhelmed. Joyously overwhelmed.
I usually don’t talk too much about movies on this blog, even though I’m a lover of film. In my internet surfing these last 24 hours, I’ve seen a lot of negative reviews for The Monuments Men and, frankly, I’m annoyed, so here I am to… Continue Reading “The Monuments Men – a review”
Because I’m working 65+ hours a week between now and Christmas, I gave myself exactly 11 minutes to decorate for the holiday.
Within the volumes of papers my father gave me of my great uncle’s, there are dozens of letters. Some of them are sweet, others beautiful or funny, and a few move me to tears.