Tag: The Greatest Generation

Honoring Pete (And Dad)

While the events in this post happened at the end of 2019, I’m just now sharing them here on my blog. Most people who knew my dad knew that he had a whole room in our old house in Hanover dedicated to his great uncle, Captain James “Pete” Stepro, who died in WWII in Africa…

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Planning a private pilgrimage

It sits, unchanged. The moon rises and sets. The sunlight beats down in punishing rays, bathing it and everything around it in the blinding golden light that can only come from an African sun. Water splatters across its smooth marble surface as the sprinklers work to keep at bay the desert that surrounds this lush,…

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