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Le Piroquet (a short story)

THE SEARING heat of Marseilles was a welcome change from the clinging smell of autumnal mildew that permeated Paris of an evening. It was morning, dawn but a distant memory for the flora and the fauna encircling my bedroom window. 633 more words

Short Stories

with love from La Côte Bleue, France (2015)

Dear Hilary It’s not Grece, but almost! I am for 1 week South of France, nearby Marseilles and it’s very beautiful. A place to see.

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Middle East Conflicts Wall Memorial

I have posted many images from this location in Marseilles, IL: this is the Middle East Conflicts Wall Memorial. On a recent bicycle ride here I took more time at the memorial. 63 more words

Black And White


Ahh finally, France.  With bated breath and a head full of expectations, I stepped off the plane ready to be blown away by a country known for food, romance, and history.   634 more words


Special orders for Ralph Glyn

Ralph Glyn was sent on a secret mission to the south of France:

Captain RGC Glyn, General Staff, of my Directorate is under orders to proceed via Marseilles to GHQ – MEF on special duty. 55 more words

Behind The Lines

Port Charlotte, Fla. man saw action in Sicily during World War II

Maston Thomas of South Port Square in Port Charlotte, Fla. joined the Navy six months before the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. 1,263 more words

World War II