Celebration of Life

The use of “funeral services” is often today replaced with “memorial service” or “celebration of life”.  The honor to the dead and sharing of memories has become traditional for many people. Memorial services had seemed unnecessary to me and a waste of money. Robert Duvall starred in the movie Get Low about a country hermit … Continue reading Celebration of Life

The Lone Ranger Code

https://youtu.be/YIbYCOiETx0 The Lone Ranger Code of Conduct (written by writer Fran Striker 1933) I believe that to have a friend, a man must be one. That all men are created equal and that everyone has within himself the power to make this a better world. That God put the firewood there but that every man … Continue reading The Lone Ranger Code

USO Christmas Show – Long Binh, Vietnam 1967

Clip from Bob Hope show. Vietnam 1967. https://youtu.be/C32PcN-VDvw I was “there” (almost) –had the option of going but preferred reading and would have needed binoculars from where I would be viewing (assigned unit seating areas). Love Bob Hope. Even more I love Ann Margaret and regret missing one of her visits to Vietnam. Ann-Margret Receives … Continue reading USO Christmas Show – Long Binh, Vietnam 1967

Financial Illiteracy: This One Will Cost You

The financial illiteracy crisis in this country costs us a fortune – and this will only continue. It has already crippled the retirement lives of almost half the boomers, and if something isn’t done, the Gen Xers and millennials aren’t going to fare much better. It’s a sad fact, but 47% of boomers have nothing … Continue reading Financial Illiteracy: This One Will Cost You