Monthly Archives: July 2009

Shifty Powers in death as in life, a lesson to learn

July 22, 2009
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Shifty Powers in death as in life, a lesson to learn

Sixty five years and eleven days from the early morning when he jumped from a lumbering C-47 into the flak filled sky over Normandy, WWII veteran, original Band of Brothers member, and a true American Hero, Darrell “Shifty” Powers passed from this earth that he once helped save. I received the letter below regarding a chance…

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40th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing, arrival still awaits

July 20, 2009
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40th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing, arrival still awaits

40 years ago three men realized a planet’s dream with NASA’s Apollo 11 moon landing. The 60’s had many “I remember where I was” events, but the moon landing is my most vivid. The RCA console in the living room corner, my disappointment that a “color” TV was showing such grainy black and white images, my shear…

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