Tag Archives: Vietnam

Memories of Hawaii

We have wonderful memories of Hawaii. We first visited O’ahu in 1970.  I was a soldier in Vietnam.   It was late in an unpopular war.  Unlike today, many people did not “respect” soldiers.  Some even insulted those who chose not … Continue reading

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Peace on earth, good will towards all.

My wish for everyone of every religion this Christmas eve is peace on earth, good will towards all. Even though there are some folks out there who want to kill and die in a “holy” war, I also believe there … Continue reading

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Blind men and an elephant: The Vietnam war

April 16 will mark forty-four years since I left Viet Nam. So rather than my usual travel post, I decided to write this commentary on my experiences. For almost a year, I lived in the Triêu Phong district near the … Continue reading

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