A Veterans Day Thank You

I want to talk about the many brave men and their families who make up the Veteran heritage that I have discovered during my genealogical inquiries. My grandfather, George Ronald Slighte, was the first soldier in his family. Coming from a Canadian family full of sailors, his family moved from Port Hope, Ontario to Oakland,... Continue Reading →

My Father Lived a Coward’s Life

In the Shadow of A Scorned Hero I remember growing up with stories of my father signing up for the Army the day after Marilyn Monroe died. I'm not sure what that particular fact was supposed to convey to us as children listening to his story, but it was something I never forgot. My father,... Continue Reading →

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