Sadly, I have just added two of my once favorite actors to the list of actors who I will never see again - right next to Jane Fonda who I never heard of until she was sitting on an anti-aircraft gun…Continue
As she cowered in a dark corner of her once comfortable home, now destroyed by gun fire and artillery bombardment, she listened to the sounds of war flowing all around her in the night as she clutched her barely swelling abdomen; feeling the first stirrings of a new life within.
Life had been hard in recent times; more so since the loss of her husband in the endless war that had defined their world for far too many years. And with no husband or…Continue
“I have no sympathy for Paris.”
That is what a friend of mine said when we were discussing the recent terrorist attack there. I recently spent a few days in this fabulous “City of Light”, so named because it was the first major city to utilize gas lights in the streets and…Continue
It is that time of year when once again America pauses momentarily to recognize those who have served their country in the various military services. My father, my sister, and myself all served in the Vietnam War era. My father served in Korea and again in Vietnam and not to be outdone by my…Continue
World War II ended in Europe on May 8, 1945 and one hundred days later in Japan. I just returned from a month in Germany during which I visited six major cities plus an additional fifty points of historical interest in a three thousand kilometer / eighteen hundred mile car and walking tour of this fabulous country.…Continue