Category Archives: World War II

Hiroshima

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Pearl Harbor Day

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Izzy and Keiichi

I have written before about the book I put together of the images my father kept in a closed trunk in the basement (A Virtual Sign) and how when he died, my brother and sister and I went into the … Continue reading

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Ready. Aim. Fire.

When we were young, every Memorial Day our family would join others in my father’s VFW Post 6909 in going to the local cemetery to pay tribute to the veterans. I remember the day as somewhat solemn for my parents, … Continue reading

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A virtual sign

I see him tracing the letters in the air, His hands rotating his brush As he paints this last virtual sign. I have never seen his expertise so close up before. I always focused on the letters he produced when … Continue reading

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