A story of service on Veterans Day

My Grand Uncle enlisted in the Army during World War II. Later in the 1950s he also served in the Marines. He was born in Panama during the Spanish flu pandemic. Survived it! Then immigrated to America with the family at age 14. Thanks to his father’s work on the Panama Canal he became a …

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One thing Mama showed me throughout my life was a commitment to vote. One of my earliest memories is going with her to a building and standing beside her in a booth with a curtain.

St. George Parish Church cemetery

Weekly Photo Challenge: Victory

My great grandmother had lived in a rural part of Barbados where the roads, if there are roads, are typically narrow, unmarked and sometimes only partially paved. I'd been all around the island mostly by coast, but not into the deep, deep center where sugar cane and other crops are tall and plentiful. When I mentioned my desire …

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