I’ve always been interested in the human side of events. The emotion behind the facts. The pain behind the actions. The fear. The sorrow. The stories.
World War 2
One of the advantages of traveling the country the way we do is the serendipity we run into. We arrived in the Tahlequah-Muskogee area with little research, less planning, and no real schedule. But the day after we got here, we discovered that the USS Batfish was having a work day to help replace the
Today marks the 65th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Sadly, it also marks the last reunion of the Pearl Harbor Survivor’s Association. The 450 or so survivors of the attack are getting to the point where it’s too difficult for them to travel or get around. If you know a Pearl survivor, give
This AP article points out that we’ve now been involved in Iraq longer than we were involved in : the Vietnam War (eight years, five months) the Revolutionary War (six years, nine months) and the Civil War (four years) Consider this, then. In the American Revolution, we were overthrowing a monarchy, declaring independence, and bringing
At a forum I frequent, someone asked if a photo had been “photoshopped.” That in and of itself is a good thing, I suppose. After the Reuters Photoshop scandal, among others, people are a bit dubious about photographic evidence. I just wish he were more knowledgeable about the photo in question.