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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


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


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


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

Poo guy, tit woman and the little legend

In the end, our baby son stuck two tiny fingers up at the Chinese government’s best efforts to sabotage his entry into the world. Not that we knew this when, in the days leading up to his due date, Beijing closed major roads for the WWII 70th anniversary military parade and put parts of the city under martial law, making it impossible for us to know whether we could catch a taxi to the hospital should I go into labour. 629 more words


"Gratitude, V-J Day, and the elusive AB 199," in this week's issue of the MANILA MAIL (Sept. 2-8, 2015; page A5)

Pilipinasblitz Forever
A column by Bles Carmona
For the week of Sept. 2-8, 2015

Gratitude, V-J Day, and the elusive AB 199

Among other things, we shall be talking about “pagtanaw ng utang na loob” or owing a debt of gratitude. 1,220 more words

Bataan Legacy Historical Society

SHAKO: 70th Anniversary of End of World War II

V-J Day Plus 70.

Seventy years ago today, September 2, 1945 the Second World War came to an end, after six and a half horrendous years that saw millions killed around the globe. 500 more words

National Security And Defense