San Francisco’s Fleet Week 2017 officially ended two days ago and this footnote to history is foremost in my mind today.
Clean jokes are hard to find, so I will share this one with you.
Q: What hops around, leaves colored eggs and makes you sleepy?
A: The Ether Bunny.
Yes, I know, the reference to ether shows my age. Oh, well…
Happy Easter, everyone.
A lot has happened since I posted this story about Desmond Doss back in 2012. Mel Gibson has directed a movie—Hacksaw Ridge—about Mr. Doss and his experience as a Combat Medic in World War II. The film is nominated for six Academy Awards this year and in six days the Oscar telecast will reveal who received the prestigious…
In 2012 I wrote a story about the U.S.S. Indianapolis delivering the components of the first atomic bomb to be used in warfare to the U.S.Army airbase in the Marshall Islands. The voyage from San Francisco to the islands was a success. The voyage home was a monumental disaster. Since my original post—inserted below—filmmaker, Sarah Vladic, has documented…
There have been some problems with a video link in my recent post, Piper. I have it working again if you care to go back and take a look at it.
Thanks for your patience,