Famous Un-Common People I Have Known, Jefe

(Note: I wrote this a few days ago under the assumption Jefe was no longer able to correspond and eve have passed away. He wrote me yesterday from Hawaii he was just fine, Thank...

The Story of the American Flag, by Mabel Lee Carter, 1913

There are actually several stories found here, all of which are pertinent to the matters of just what this coming election is all about. Believe it or not, this story is about why we fight...

Famous Soviet Russians I’ve Colluded With

The Russians and Democrats are not the same. I've actually known honorable Russians. In 1991 I met a man from the USSR named Valentin Suchkov. I was working with a Ukrainian trading company in Cincinnati,...

Famous Common People I have Known; My Flings With Female Impersonators

(From VeteransTales.org, Aug 2019) I was suspended on Twitter for a day last week because I made an indirect comment about that real ugly white man-who-identifies as a woman from Pennsylvania in the Department of...

Memorial Day, 2021, With Special Prayers

Yesterday, I had lunch with my favorite surviving veteran, Command Sergeant-Major Fred Barnett, 88, and his adopted Korean son, Young. Regular YMCA patrons for about 4 years, they stopped coming when Covid shut down...

Judging Beauty, Goodness and Virtue

"If you judge Beauty or Goodness or Virtue solely based on what you see in the mirror you will likely die a painful death...whether old or young. Just ask Kurt Cobain" from St George Frederick, an old friend returned.