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"Visions of Vietnam" – Living in the Present with the Past

Excerpt from the Forthcoming Memoir by David J. McCallum:

Visions of Vietnam: An Army Medic’s View of the War

(December 1965- December 1966)

After any battle, I reviewed my performance as a medic – in order to process the events, learn from the experiences, and be more effective and efficient next time. 468 more words

Vietnam Veteran

Perspectives on the West German Historikerstreit

Evans, Richard J. “The New Nationalism and the Old History: Perspectives on the West German Historikerstreit,” in The Journal of Modern History. Vol. 59, No. 658 more words


Family Ties

So, if you caught the last Add Water and Stir podcast, you know that I had a big breakthrough regarding Hope’s family recently. I made a conscious choice to drop the “bio” reference; they’re just “family” now. 921 more words


Resolving A Past Conflict

October 24

Psalm 86:11 NIV 

Teach me your way, O LORD, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart

You have no control over a primary emotion, developed in the past, when it is triggered. 355 more words


Random Loss

Several times a week I get a startling reminder of Hope’s losses and varied experiences in her early life. It’s always jarring. I marvel at her strength and ability to just talk about things now. 325 more words