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“Memories of France,” by Erwin A. Thompson

Mary Trimble posted an essay my father wrote. Mary says: Our own Janet Riehl’s father, Erwin Thompson, and I have been cyber friends and exchanged books and ideas over the years. This week’s post features Mr. Thompson and is about a memorable show he saw in France with Bing Crosby and Bob Hope. ******************************************* About […]

“Memorial Day”—poem by Phillip Dodds

My cousin (on my father’s side…Aunt Eleanor’s oldest child of seven children) Phillip Dodds served in the Air Force from November, 1958 to November, 1966 on three bases: Lackland Air Force Base in Texas; Keesler Air Force base in Mississippi; and Eglin Air Force base in Florida. Phillip did not experience the combat experience or […]