Published August 17, 2016

In its heyday the Sportsman’s Saloon, located on an out of the way street in an unremarkable strip mall near the river was …
Published August 10, 2016

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Arthur “Tucker” Soden died of congestive heart disease. Tucker was my mother’s friend and companion for the dozen …
Published August 9, 2016

By the time Constellation had been relieved on Yankee Station and departed for Subic Bay her Air Wing had lost sixteen aircraft and …
Published August 9, 2016

Jimmy Romeo, better known as the “Bandit” had fallen on hard times. Jimmy was an old time light heavyweight fighter, veteran of nearly …
Published August 8, 2016

Long Time No See
I now understand that Pop never wanted to be a father. Pop was just about as unsuited for fatherhood …
Published August 7, 2016

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Downtown Long Beach did not present a lot of liberty options that were available for a baby faced, …
Published August 7, 2016

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One common bond that formed our friendship – perhaps the only bond – was that both …