Persistence and Perseverance

    Pete believed he had some good qualities.  He did not go towards trouble or got involved with people who treated others badly.  His friends were for the most part the same way, although some he liked drink too much or do some drugs.  Not his style.  He wondered why he did not go that way as others would, and in college he sure had his chances to indulge in taking a different path. ...Read More

    Lives Resurrected

    Pete Thompson, Jesse Moore and Hector Hinojosa. Three Marines who meet in the summer of 1969 in the cauldron of Boot Camp training. Their lives were at a crossroads. Out of high school and college and now the pathway for their lives was now on their shoulders, no longer under the roof of the homes where they grew up and no longer in the care of their parents. ...Read More

    Strong women, good ladies of The Bend

    Jolie, Sylvia, and Sandy are good ladies and know they aren’t just some eye candy like ornamentation.The 50’s and 60’s still had the culture mixed up as the beginnings of the Women’s Rights Movement started. Many man and women did not understand or like what was happening and changing as the roles of men and women in the home was tossed into the pot of social change and upheaval. ...Read More

    New Beginnings

    The times we live in today are marked by division, rancor and sadly, hatred. For too many years the politicians have held sway over our lives. Increasingly, the government has become intrusive into a citizens private affairs. ...Read More