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SAM’S STORY, part 2 – WAR

In 1939, as I played in the streets of Liverpool, an “Echo News” runner came down the street calling out, “War Declared! War Declared!”  Some months later the first bomb was dropped about half mile from our house.  Out of … Continue reading

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Aberystwyth of the Hinterland In the hills of Wales Gave safe harbor to an English lad    Who lived to tell some tales.   To celebrate his birthday on July 22, I will put this English lad’s story in the cloud this … Continue reading

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MY THANKS FOR THE MEN WHO WENT AND FOR THE WOMEN WHO WAITED. AND THANKS ALSO TO THE WOMEN WHO WENT AND THE MEN WHO WAITED. ******* Perceived conversation: “Did you get a letter from Johnny?”  “Yes.” “Where is he?” … Continue reading

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I have said before that my mom was a staunch Democrat as I once was.  In her day among her people the Democrats were quite conservative.  Anyway not to be political on this Memorial Day (31st), I am again sharing … Continue reading

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(Batan Death March, American Prisoners 1942) Julie, aka Cookie,  has posted a blog today of the Bataan Death March.  She rues the fact that so many do not know the price that was paid by heroes of the past. Do … Continue reading

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The Wall

Is there no end to man’s inhumanity to man?  Man will do things to man that no animal would ever do.  If an animal kills a man, it is because he is hungry or fearful, never does he wound then … Continue reading

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They say love makes peace Not knowing the heart of man Is wholly selfish. ****************************** “MAKE PEACE, NOT WAR” Doesn’t that sound good?  Sadly it does not work. All animals fight over territory, food, sex, power.  Man’s brain gives him … Continue reading

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