Category Archives: Family

Happy Father’s Day!

Looking at this photo, you can see what kind of outdoorsman Dad was. I mean… who wears patent leather shoes and dress slacks to go fishing? Still, he managed to teach us boys how to fish and judging from this … Continue reading

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Marls 6_15_21

Hanging out while I watch the Giants.

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DDay

Today is the 77th anniversary Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of France on the beaches of Normandy. The view from the LST is probably one that Dad experienced on Bougainville less than a year earlier in the South Pacific. All … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2021

In the vast history of WWII, little is written about contribution of the United States Naval Reserve Waves. Mom enlisted after she graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1943. She then graduated from the Naval Midshipman’s School at Northhampton, … Continue reading

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Sunset and Moon

Iridescent clouds and sunset followed by a sorta full Moon (wow… I missed the eclipse!). This evening’s post is dedicated to our wonderful Seester Cary.

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Marls 5_1_21

Marls has taken up hanging out above my mouse pad because it’s that much easier to get a scratch. Old age has its perks.

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Florida 4_21, Family and Art

My last collection of Florida photos. This batch includes our Florida family with art created by our Niece Ana, along with the natural art of Sanibel and Captiva Islands.

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Covid-19 1_19_21

I got a little choked up to see this evening’s ceremonial recognition of what this pandemic (that has now claimed 400,000 lives) has cost us. The awful right-wing lie that Covid is a hoax and that exhausted doctors, nurses and … Continue reading

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Deja putsch

When I watched the Republican Convention of 2016, I was struck by how often the Presidential nominee raised his arm as he spoke at his acceptance speech. A rigid L-shape… punctuated with the hand in a white power “ok” gesture … Continue reading

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Xmas Card 2020

For all those naughty folks who didn’t get one, Happy Holidays!

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