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Grandpa's Christmas Blues

My grandfather Joe got the blues at Christmas after his wife died.  He outlived her by twenty years or so, and every holiday season after her death he thought about Christmases past and mourned for what he had lost.  698 more words

Five of My Favorite Books


I hope this post finds you well and ready to tackle another week! I’ve decided to start writing some themed posts to mix up the regular ones that you read, and today’s post is the first. 854 more words


The Fall of Berlin, 1945

The final chapter in the destruction of Hitler’s Third Reich began on April 16, 1945 when Stalin unleashed the brutal power of 20 armies, 6,300 tanks and 8,500 aircraft with the objective of crushing German resistance and capturing Berlin. 66 more words

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