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The Two Best Books You Can Buy For Christmas.

The title this day is a bit shameless, because I honestly think my book Nicholas of Haiti, and the book of my dear friend Timothy Moynihan, Prodigal Avenger, are the two best buys this Christmas.  Now, before you get enraged, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2018.

This morning I was walking through the living room when the opening notes of the Star Spangled Banner sounded from the television. I stopped in place, came to attention, and presented a salute to the flag standard that I visualized … Continue reading

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A Veteran’s Day Unlike Any Other For The Last 30 Years.

I’ve been writing about Ranger 12 for several years. Some posts drew more views than others. Here are two: Bangles On The Radio, Reagan In The White House, Memorial Services Back Home & I Stopped At The Spot Bar For … Continue reading

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Lunch With Roy

The brittle cold outside vanished as I walked through the giant/wheelchair sized revolving door at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Minneapolis. It was so cold out that there wasn’t a single wheelchair occupant with an oxygen tank taking a … Continue reading

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Military Friends, Please Help An Old Sailor Out.

I’m sending this appeal out to all my military friends, both active duty and prior service: send me your Christmas pictures. I know there are a lot of you with great photos taken recently, back during Vietnam, Korea, The Gulf … Continue reading

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