What’s Going On?

Photo taken in Milford New Hampshire, approx. 1980. One of my nieces had a herd of sheep, including “Julia”. whom I purchased from a farmer in Peterborough. I had a grand idea of using Julia’s lovely fleece in my knitting and weaving projects. This photo shows Carla examining the fleeces from her bounteous herd. I might add that the herd had a habit of escaping and wandering down the road to visit numerous neighbors. And Carla’s dad (my brother-in-law) had “words” to say about THAT.


Los Perdidos

This came to me through my first cousin, Spencer Turner, It was posted by a person named, Donna Apter, who I do not even know, but it points out what kind of a person our next president, Joe Biden is, and it is well worth reading. No Joe may not have a silver tongue, but we all know he has a heart of gold, showing Love instead of hate for ALL Americans. He is well known all over the world and is able to be friends with all persons in Congress, not making enemies with all; this is what America needs right now to undo the harm done to our great country over almost four years.


”The story I’m about to share with you about Joe Biden is special — in fact, I’m fairly certain I’m the only living person left who actually witnessed it…

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Japanese-Americans | the Nisei in WWII, part one (1)

Pacific Paratrooper

Nisei soldiers

Smitty held the Nisei in very high regard and I would be remiss in neglecting to tell their story. Beside, one of these men might have been directly responsible for the safe return of my father. In reality, it would be near impossible to relate a story of the Pacific War without mentioning their service. Some of this unique intelligence force worked ‘behind the scene’ stateside U.S.A. or Australia, but many were up front and fighting at and behind enemy lines.

Smitty always had extreme appreciation for the courage, resilience and down-right crazy stunts they pulled off. They were capable of going behind the lines to acquire information or cut into the radio lines and all the while they remained quite aware that their own units might mistake them for the enemy when they returned. This did happen more than once.

Most everyone is aware of whom the…

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