Her Ghost: Heaven On The Beach

She was a bright, shiny star in the 1930s and 1940s. In those days, Ginny Sims sang her way into everyone’s heart via radio, singing with the Kay Kyser Orchestra. In time, she developed her own radio shows, and hit the silver screen, becoming a huge star in “B” movies. Sims made her last movie […]

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V-J Day And The Giant Smooch

 V-J Day! August 14, 1945, President Harry S Truman announced Japan had surrendered, and the war was over; insurmountable joy bursting forth in that moment, one such expression caught forever in time by photographer, Alfred Eisenstaedt. Over the years, several people have claimed to be the kissing couple in Times Square. I rather prefer their […]

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The Price of Freedom

Early mornings are my favorite time of day, always have been.  The house is quiet, that first cup of coffee is strong and delicious, and I can leisurely read the news, and assimilate whatever is happening at home and abroad.  It is a peaceful time where I can think, plan, study, and evaluate how I […]

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