Navy Days

Signing Up I was approaching high school graduation in 1957 with the military draft still in effect, a left-over from the Korean War. I had done well in high school, and had been accepted by two universities, but had no firm idea what I wanted to do with myself for a career. In my class… Continue reading Navy Days


I had been in New England for a few weeks on vacation, ending my visit with a few days in Old Saybrook with my daughter and her family.  I got up early the morning of September 11, 2001, fired up my little red VW Beetle, and headed south in the dark at about 4 AM.… Continue reading 911