Posts Tagged ‘violence’

Revisiting “Once Upon a Time I was a Cowboy” as I Ponder 2016 New Year’s Resolutions

Well, I had hoped for a calm Christmas and had no intention of another blog; but someone sent me a copy of a Christmas Card posted on Facebook by Nevada Assemblywomen Michaele Flore of her family. All 10 are in bluejeans and red shirts and, except for the grandchildren, they’re all armed. That’s their Merry […]


D Day. Honoring the Longest Day

June 6, 1944. D-Day. I was 13 years old. I followed the war intensely in those days, watching every newsreel, reading every 15-cent issue of Life Magazine I could get my hands on. Bobby Longtine was our first neighborhood casualty, in the Pacific theater of operations. I will never forget when I saw the Gold […]