Tag: war

Vietnam, Lamar Donuts and Motorcycles

Memorial Day 2017.  The wall is back this year. I plan on going tomorrow and reading some names this time. No donuts. Don’t want to fill up before the barbecue. I’ll have a few things to say to my kids tomorrow about veterans.  We’ll see how it goes. Tune in tomorrow night for an update. […]

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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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My Books and Short Stories

         NOVELS -click on cover for Amazon order and reviews Barnes and Noble Paperback order above novels by clicking on this   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 UNSUNG PEARL HARBOR HERO The Dry-Land Farmer, […]

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How to get rid of guns: The 3-year plan

So here we are, one week after Newtown, one week after 20 children were killed in minutes by another man with a gun. Do we have any new laws about guns yet? Ummm. No. http://www.phillytrib.com/cityandregionarticles/item/7131-mayors-call-for-tougher-gun-laws.html Lot of talk. Yibber, yabber. “Make all those automatic rifles illegal.” Yeah that’ll do it. Probably get passed in 2013, […]

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Fathers and sons.

These excerpts from “Dan’s War” witness a soliloquy by Dan Trotter, the main protagonist, a man who has a hard time with emotion, sees prime numbers the same way he sees his loved ones, in pastel colors. Yet, he does feel for his son, Jeff, as you will read. I’ve included this video again as […]

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