Author: milt

What is War?

Okay, I reread a comment on my Vietnam Wall post and feel a need to explain. Getting drafted and going to Vietnam was certainly a possibility at that time, and though some men wanted to avoid it, I never really thought about it, since I had been working to get into a service academy for […]

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Other Books and Short Stories

Other Novels   HUMOROUS ILLUSTRATED POEM ABOUT A BAD DAY FLYFISHING click on cover and “Look Inside” at Amazon Click here to order TTFF on Barnes and Noble                                                              SHORT STORIES ABOUT VETERANS click on cover to order Excerpts By Milt Mays . . . Should’ve stayed in the Navy. Shit happens, though. Like that morning The Hawaiian […]

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Two things (and one more) to do for Veterans today

One will add to the other, and you will be glad you did both. If you need motivation, take a peak at this video of a father and son reunited. 1) Give one veteran something from YOUR HEART to THEIR HEART! My suggestion is music, a song, a collection, a simple CD of music that […]

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What is Freedom Worth? You might not like the answer.

This Memorial Day 2017. On a Chris Hayes Memorial Day video, a mother who was just told her only son was lost in the war asked the Marine casualty assistant officer, “Was it worth it?” He replied, “I can’t answer that for you.” Why didn’t he just say yes? Because he knows that mother would filet him […]

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Ten ways I’ve found to slow down time, other than fishing.

1. Watch my grandson play 2. Hold a purring cat close to my cheek 3. Look into the eyes of my Labrador retriever. 4. Make a silly face 5. Hike in the Rocky Mountains 6. Watch a rainbow 7. Listen to a stream 8. Sing a favorite song 9. Tie a fly for a friend […]

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