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College Boxing. { EDITORIAL }

Some names you should remember:

Stacy Sakamoto.
Dick Marshall.
Stacy’s the producer/writer of this story. Dick’s the photographer, employing XDCam, GoPro, Canon Powershot, and an iPhone. 299 more words


The time I accidentally wandered onto the set of Forrest Gump

There’s a scene at the Lincoln Memorial in the movie¬†Forrest Gump.¬†It’s the one where Forrest and Jenny run through the reflecting pool to embrace. 190 more words


Remembering my patriotism at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

My dad was in the Navy, as was his dad before him. At enlistment age I was college bound, but Dad asked if I’d at least consider Navy ROTC. 881 more words

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I hate what domestic terrorism has done to our country

The first time I visited Washington, DC, was in 1993. It was an unexpected visit: I was in Maryland on business, and a schedule change left me with a free day. 548 more words

Road Trips

Milford Williamson - Marriage & Military

After graduating in 1941 from Monmouth Academy in Kennebec County, Milford worked as a drill press operator at the shipyard in Bath, Maine. 12 hour shifts of drilling holes all day. 481 more words


Enduring comforters

In this season of change and loss I’m experiencing, it’s remarkable to me what endures.

When I started this blog, in 2007, I lived in my church’s parsonage… 575 more words

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"You are five times the father I ever was," my dad said to me

I wanted to be there for my sons like my dad was for me. But I couldn’t, not fully, because of the divorce.

That’s the real horror of my divorce. 642 more words

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