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Keep Pushing Forward

I was a 25-year-old Airman 1st Class in the United States Air Force when I received the cold, hard slap of reality that I have grown to be incredibly thankful for over the years. 571 more words

Parents: Don't argue in front of your child!

Monday, July 5, 1943

More wins in the Pacific! Advancing through the Solomons, the Allies took Vangunu. As for the European invasion, the King of Greece indicated he still expected it to come through his country. 85 more words

World War II

Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke (Prisoner of Night and Fog, #2)

First Lines: The girl known as Gretchen Whitestone bicycled down the country lane.  Desolate fields, their grasses winter-brown and glistening from the afternoon’s rainfall, stretched out on either side of the road. 600 more words


"Small Town 4th"

United States
Gates Mills
Through Harold’s Lens
Sony a7S, Zeiss 35mm
1/500, f/7.1, ISO 100


Duty, Honor and The Great Escape

(This one of my occasional non-sports pieces and another one that focuses on World War II.)

By Glen Sparks

Do you remember the first time that you saw Steve McQueen race across the Alpine countryside on a motorcycle pilfered from the German Army? 1,060 more words

Nostalgia weekend at Sledmere House

Sledmere House is a grade I listed Georgian house and gardens open to the public near Beverley. We arrived expecting to enjoy the history of the house and grounds, but got a little more than we bargained for. 325 more words