In 2002 I found myself out of work and looking to reconnect with friends. I had accumulated a variety of friends from different phases of my life. Some were acquainted … Read the rest
A life changing experience/and an exercise of new words
Over the years I had walked many miles in the local parks in the area. The surroundings of nature and critters … Read the rest
Written for his children and grandchildren
I was born in White Bluffs, Washington on June of 1927. First, let me tell you that the name Dawson is Scottish, the Dawson … Read the rest
The photo shows me participating in an outdoor folk song concert holding a seven month old therapy pup named Reagan. I love her to death. She came into this world … Read the rest
We honor America when we honor Fatherhood. An honor made possible by the loving actions of those who serve us. Those who go the extra mile for family. Those who … Read the rest
The “Greatest Generation” of WWII did not come about so much from heroism as it did from Fatherhood. Responsible Fatherhood. Loving Fatherhood. True Fatherhood. We all considered ourselves ordinary blokes … Read the rest
Deep family connections were kept alive by a small group of American Soldiers in December 1944. A story entitled “American St. Nick” relates the actual account of an American Soldier … Read the rest
By Robert Whelan
When I was very little, around five, my Granddaddy took me to see a parade of Civil War Veterans. They were around 85 years old. After the … Read the rest
By J. A. Goodman
Her little hands were pressing against the window pane as she looked out at the pouring rain. It had created large puddles on the driveway. She … Read the rest
I have been engaged ever since my partner left, in helping to fulfill her dream. Simply put to: Love One Another.
She had it displayed on a plaque in our … Read the rest
By Robert Whelan
Her birth certificate says one thing.
It goes into the public record as such. But what is her real name?
All kinds of people contribute to metaphorical … Read the rest