Tag Archives: World War II

Food Fights for Freedom

We found a delicious looking bean dish in the New York Times and decided to try it out today. It called for white beans and when JB brought up the glass container the beans are in, he said, “Hey, remember … Continue reading

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Two atom bombs were dropped on Japan 67 years ago, one on Hiroshima on August 6 and another on Nagasaki on August 9. They were dropped to end the war in the Pacific, which, in fact, did end with the … Continue reading

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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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