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Friday Wisdom – Father’s Guard Duty Saying

In WWII my father took some of his training at Fortress Monroe Virginia at the Coast Artillery school.  Being an enlisted man he was assigned guard duty as part of his duties and training.  Like all other draftees he was taught … Continue reading

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Father’s New Year Wisdom

This is the time of year when we all start to reflect on the past year.  I just wanted to say that I am not doing that today.  Maybe later. However I did want to share something my father told … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Post

I am proud to say that my Father served overseas in the US Army in World War II.  My father would dismiss any sense of pride in what he did.  It is just what young American men did in the … Continue reading

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The Teddy Bear

I was 18 when my father went for surgery to repair a hernia.  It was the first time I ever had to visit a parent in the hospital and I was very unsure about what I was supposed to do.  … Continue reading

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