The Swinging 60's and the 70's Disco Era As a member of the Baby Boomer Generation, I have so many memories of The Swinging 1960's and the 1970's Disco Era--specifically the years surrounding the Vietnam War. Many of my high school classmates either enlisted or were drafted immediately following graduation to serve their country in Vietnam. … Continue reading 40th Anniversary – Fall of Saigon: April 30, 1975
Month: April 2015
Survivors of the 80’s – One Man’s Story
We were a young and struggling family in every sense of the word when our eldest son, Bobby, graduated from 8th grade parochial elementary school in 1980. We had invested all our family time around various church associations, members and their families, sports and other community activities. Yet, there were two major events that caused us such … Continue reading Survivors of the 80’s – One Man’s Story
20 Reasons Why You Should Write Your Family History
The following article was published February 9,2015, by the New York Public Library. I have re posted it here because it best describes my blogging's purpose, reasons, and experiences. The information I've gathered, the places I've been and the very kind people that I have come into contact with through my research and writing adventures … Continue reading 20 Reasons Why You Should Write Your Family History
Man Executed on Friday Rises from the Dead on Sunday!
A Headlining Easter Service Reviewing current hilarious accidental newspaper headlines is where Reverend Robert Hahn started. And soon he became very serious, "Man Executed on Friday Rises from the Dead on Sunday! Yes, as millions of Americans traditionally do, we attended Easter Services yesterday at our church to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter is typically … Continue reading Man Executed on Friday Rises from the Dead on Sunday!
When Do We Let Go and Let God?
You know life is getting real, when your doctor does this! I'm sure among my many posts, this one digs the deepest and may give you pause. Last Monday we went to our primary care provider for our annual physicals. As part of the visit, our doctor handed us a form that he said we should … Continue reading When Do We Let Go and Let God?