October 20, 2014

Honoring Dorie Miller – A True American Hero

      Today, December 7, 2012 is the 71st Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. As we remember those who we lost that day, we also remember the heroes who made a difference. One of them was Dorie […]

Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories 2010 – Christmas Cards

Davis card outside

The Davis Christmas Card This is a Christmas card my dad received when he was in New Calendonia during World War II with . The sender was his best friend and brother-in-law’s mother Esther Levy Davis.  Her son James E […]

Carnival of Genealogy – 57th Edition “I read it in the news!”


Technically, I didn’t read this article in the news since it happened about nine years before I was born, but it was in the Daily Olympian newspaper in 1941. As the caretaker of the family documents and pictures, this article […]

Remembering Bremerton During World War II

Victory Gardens and Barrage Balloons

Victory Gardens and Barrage Balloons I love reading memoirs, but I especially love reading them when they are about where I live. I just finished reading Frank Wetzel’s World War II memoirabout growing up in Bremerton, Washington before, during and […]

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