Happy Fathers’ Day

My dad was 16 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. He – like every other young man in South Sioux City, Nebraska – wanted to join up and fight, but without his parents’ permission the recruiters wouldn’t take him.

As men aged 18 and older began to be drafted, local employers scrambled to hire 16- […]


Fathers’ Day Dachshund Blogging

This is our miniature dachshund Schatzi. The guy in the photo is me, and we’re on the street in front of our house. The mountains are the Santa Catalinas, north of Tucson, Arizona.

Schatzi in her pet carrier

Donna and I recently discovered that our neighborhood park has two […]