Category Archives: Foxtrots and Foxholes

Mirrors: Cracking the Case

“Break a mirror and you’ll have seven years of bad luck.” That was one of my father’s silly superstitions.    What is true, I discovered just this morning on the brown and purple envelope of my instant oatmeal: In 1291, a … Continue reading

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Do What You Want…Until

My motto is simple: “Do what you want, until someone tells you that you can’t.” Even then, you can “do what you want.” I credit my first-born son with that quote. It’s distorted a little, but then, I’m just following my … Continue reading

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Gold Star Mothers

Mike Broomhead, KFYI talk show host, recently mentioned Gold Star Moms at a Republican Club meeting in Fountain Hills, Arizona. On the way home, my daughter said that she hadn’t heard about Gold Star Mothers.  “If I hadn’t researched World War Two … Continue reading

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Rosie the Riveter

The sound of rivet guns ringing in her ears, Rosie the Riveter took her work at the shipyard  or at Boeing aircraft seriously during WWII. When the holes had to be reamed out to make them larger, Rosie did that, … Continue reading

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Dear Kilroy…A Letter from Home

Well, Kilroy, Veteran’s Day was last Friday, November 11, 2011. I thought of you. We’ve known each other for a few years now, and I suppose it’s time I pen my thoughts in this personal letter from my heart.  You’ll notice … Continue reading

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No Sinking Ship–The RMS Queen Mary

The RMS Queen Mary was dry docked when I had the privilege of spending two nights in a cabin without a view. In December of 1990, my late husband and I spent our wedding anniversary in the art deco inspired … Continue reading

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