Category Archives: USA

June 5 Memorial Jump in Normandy

 June 5th, 2018 D-Day Jump On June 5th 2018, the memorial D-Day reenactment jump at La Fiere was dedicated in George B. Tullidge III’s honor. Anne Bell provided copies of A Paratrooper’s Faith for all of those jumping that day. … Continue reading

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Sgt. George B. Tullidge Honored

Iron Mike statue at La Fiere Bridge, Sainte- Mere- Eglise, Normandy. 2018 first memorial jump to honor American paratroopers come to liberate France. The jumps prior to D-Day were quite different and executed in the early morning hours of June … Continue reading

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Opioids, To Take Or Not To Take

I  am slowly typing one-handed, Three weeks today,  I  had an unexpected hard fall on a concrete floor resulting in a broken arm. I finally had surgery five days later after agony with every move. To give you  the intensity … Continue reading

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Heaven on Earth Adirondacks

  Spanning more than six million acres with over 100 welcoming communities, the Adirondack Region is home to the largest protected natural area in the lower 48. Like a patchwork quilt, the Adirondacks are made up of twelve distinct regional … Continue reading

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HIROSHIMA by John Hersey

On August 6, 1945 , Hiroshima, Japan was destroyed by the first direct hit of an atomic bomb on a city.  Hersey tells what happened that day. “Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassionate document, has … Continue reading

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The Greatest Showman, A Film

Who doesn’t love Hugh Jackman?  He plays the character of P T Barnum who once said, ” There is a sucker born every minute. ” That quirky side of Barnum is not really addressed in his making people happy by … Continue reading

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Coins Left at a Departed Soldier’s Grave

Mementos have been found  for the dead  left by the living since the  earliest graves were discovered.  From the simplest graves of the masses  to the  those for kings, items are left for use in the afterlife such a pottery, … Continue reading

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