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November 11

I have not been blogging lately, due to a family illness. That situation is quickly resolving, so I will again start posting more regularly. * * * Today is November 11. Veterans Day. For those who served, it is a day … Continue reading

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107 Years

A century plus seven years. It is almost too much to comprehend, especially when you give some thought to the amazing accomplishments which have taken place since then. It was 107 years ago today the Wright Brothers officially “cracked the … Continue reading

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Jimmy Doolittle

On Tuesday, September 28, 1993, my alarm was set for 6 a.m. as usual. When the radio clicked on, the newscaster said, “Yesterday, famed aviator and American hero Jimmy Doolittle died peacefully at his home in Pebble Beach, CA.” As … Continue reading

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