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Wild Bill Hickok’s Birthplace

Time for some culture and history. I haven’t had the chance to do very much while I have been back here for this extended holiday, but I finally got to do something “cultural.” Well, if you call visiting the birthplace of an American legend “cultural” then that is what I got to do when I […]

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Off they go…

This photo was taken the day before all of us left for Chicago and then onto sunny San Antonio for Air Force basic training. Six weeks later, only three of us would still be in the Air Force; one month after that only two of us. I would also be the first person to come […]

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Home for the Holidays

Getting together with Dick Verucchi and Tom Joliffe on Christmas Day at the 9th Street Pub in La Salle, Illinois After nearly a thirteen-hour flight from Seoul, I am waiting for my friend Chris to pick me up at O’Hare International Airport. Home again for the holidays. I can’t believe that it has been a […]

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