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
When I was but a child, I always looked forward to the weekends because on Saturday my sisters and I would go to the movie theater for the Saturday matinee. We each got a quarter for our allowance (which was earned or not received) and I would blow the whole quarter on the movie (Ten Cents) and a small soda (five cents) but most importantly - a Box of Cracker Jacks. Yes I know the that the prices date me.…Continue
People always ask: "Where are you from?" and it is almost impossible for me to answer because I am truly a child of the world having lived in about two dozen countries and most of the fifty states.
With that background, I soon came to the realization that I am "different" from the vast majority of my peers.
As a teenager, I was in Vietnam where I practiced my chosen profession of "soldier"; a life long state of mind with…
My father served in the Korean War. And he served in the Vietnam war. His time in Vietnam overlapped with my first of two combat tours in Vietnam.
And when I came “home” after my last tour I could not legally buy a beer or vote because I was not yet old enough.
And I could not get a “real” job because I was labelled as a “drug crazed baby…Continue