Category Archives: Memories

Vietnam Revisited

When you look back at the history of the war in Vietnam some things now hard to fathom like defoliants and napalm; agent orange sounds cool, refreshing, but turned green to ghastly brown and now it’s killing Veterans, and damaging … Continue reading

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“For I Know The Plans…”

The great mates of my children, only God could’ve made ’em one; A niece that’s like a daughter, and a nephew like a son. Many blessings aren’t expected, they surprise you when they come; others start out very badly, the … Continue reading

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Irrational Anger

What exactly is it, anger you just can’t place; for a four-year-old boy, it’s anger without a face. No memory triggers, not a clue to explain its start, though dad had quite a temper that kept me on my guard. … Continue reading

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Crawford

Our lives don’t start with agendas though we eventually make our lists, it’s the people we’ve encountered that impact our lives and make us rich. Crawford was that kind of person though He didn’t speak that much, just being with … Continue reading

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Semper Fi Understood

Hurry up and wait Hurry up and wait, Marine Corp slang, every Jarhead’s fate. It seemed so dumb and senseless when 18 years of age, getting there an hour early so you’re not a minute late. I hated standing at … Continue reading

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A Tribute To Those Killed and Injured By Vietnam 

When you look back at the history of the war in Vietnam a couple things seem so ghastly, like the use of defoliants and napalm. Agent orange sounds sweet and colorful, used to change the forest cover from green to … Continue reading

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9/11/2001

Where were you that fateful day when evil flew and innocence betrayed, we watched in shock as the towers fell knowing sadly life had forever changed. Evil does its master’s bidding, Satan lives to kill, steal, and destroy and lying … Continue reading

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