A Remembrance

MEMORIAL DAY 1997 VFW Hinsdale Post 4946 At Clarendon Hills Cemetery In this age of LITE beer and LITE ice cream, some may prefer their Wartime Anecdotes to be light-hearted as well. But this is Memorial Day, and I prefer to Spend this moment remembering those not...

My First Day in Germany

The east face of the Alsatian farmhouse, near the Saar border, had been sliced clear-and-away, as if by some giant woodsman with surgical skill. The table was set for supper, and looked more like an exhibitor’s display of rural life than a family meal abandoned...