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I came across this essay and thought it was a beautiful Memorial Day tribute. I hope you enjoy it.
I wrote this a while after I got home from Iraq, and I post it every year. Happy Memorial Day.
You’ve seen them. The old guys in the parades. They march- or shuffle- along, parts of uniforms hanging, bits of ribbons and old medals tarnished black with the years pinned on shirts and jackets unevenly, smiling and waving as they pass. They wear odd, envelope-shaped hats,…Continue
Grew up and lived in the Great Lakes area most of my young adult life and had the good fortune to get a call for shore duty as an instructor at GLNTC from 1963 to 1966. Below zero was a MILD term....it starts getting Chilly at around -40 deg's, then there is always the Lake Effect Snow. Always was a Big challenge as to where to put all that snow.
Finlay wise up and mover the family to Southern Calif in 1979. LOVE IT HERE IN PARADISE.
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