Monthly Archives: September 2009

In the Summer of 1950

In the summer of 1950 my dad told me that he had a surprise for me, but he couldn’t give me the gift until he carved it out of a small block of wood.  In order for it to be … Continue reading

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Dai Mai Creek Massacre

Forty years ago September 19, 1969, I spent the predawn hours pulling guard duty at our four-man fighting position in the mountainous jungles of South Vietnam in the general area of Hue & Phu Bai.  As a low-ranking grunt, I … Continue reading

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Our 32nd-year Wedding Anniversary

My wife & I celebrated quietly our 32nd year of marriage in our modest apartment in Pyeongnae, South Korea.  We purposefully celebrated without guests or family members.  After eating our celebration supper we watched a movie titled, “It Could Happen … Continue reading

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Mom & Pop News & Thoughts 09-02-09

Your mother is still working at Jay’s D-n-B, which stands for “Dogs & Burgers.”  We don’t know how much longer Jay can keep the place open as business has been slow.  I suppose your mother will continue to work there … Continue reading

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