Another Invasion

In school we read about the invasion and destruction of Washington, DC by the British […]

In front of the WWII Memorial. I am on the far left.


Almost everyone in the world is horrified at the tremendous destruction done by Mother Nature […]

If It Had Not Been For

As I remember, it was in 1933 when I was seven years old that I […]

Jimmy at 2 with Floyd

Now and Then

Several times a day I am reminded of the progress that has been made in […]


Here to Eternity

Recently, I was asked what I am going to do with the rest of my […]


Pomp and Circumstance

Graduation time is here.  Invitations to attend graduation exercises have been arriving.  At our age, […]

My High School graduating class - 1944


Climbing is one of the things we attempt early in life.  After many warnings and […]

We walked about a mile on The Great Wall of China.

Center of the Universe

The most of my formative years were spent happily in the small town of Snyder […]

Rural Oklahoma Highway Sign

Enduring Relationships

Probably my most enduring relationship has been with country fried potatoes, peanut butter and cherry […]

Jean and I with Bob and Billie Suchsland crossing the Andes on the top of a train.