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Then / Now

“Let both sides explore what problems unite us, instead of belaboring those problems that divide us.” – JFK. Art is parallels.

V-J Day

Sadly, Greta Friedman died last week at the age of 92.  My connection to her was tenuous, at best.  I’ll explain:

Greta was most famous for being the nurse captured in the famous Alfred Eisenstaedt photograph taken in Times Square on V-J Day.   365 more words

Broken and Spilled Out

Today is FRIDAY, September 2, 2016 (I’m still typing August). Friday!! And 42 days until Galveston!

Quote of the Day

“I believe in rules. Sure I do. 756 more words

Devotions

Day 157 - USS Midway

Had a conference to attend today in San Diego for my day job.  Great conference, learned a tremendous amount and the main keynote speaker was Paul DePodesta, the Chief Strategy Officer for the Cleveland Browns and also of “Money Ball” Fame.   65 more words

Canon

Terrarium rejuvination

I’ve had two terrariums for the past several years, but the moss keeps dying. The fact that I can’t even keep moss alive isn’t a surprise to me, but it’s still frustrating. 225 more words

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Kissing in Color

The V-J Day photograph of a sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square at the end of WWII was featured first in Life Magazine. It is a photo that became instantly famous and is still celebrated. 62 more words

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V-J Day in Syracuse

At the Onondaga Historical Association, one of the requests that came into the Research Center was to track down the people mentioned in a letter written on August 14, 1945 by a man in this city.   286 more words