A Look Inside My Garage

Why would anyone want to look inside my garage? I don't know, but I see it everyday and there's some interesting stuff in it. It's not fancy.  It's not in the best shape.  It's disorganized. It's dirty.  It's a farm garage. This garage has been around since my grandparents time. If you don't already know … Continue reading A Look Inside My Garage

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The Japanese Flag-The Return Home

This is post 3 out of  series I have written about a flag my Grandfather Vern brought home to Illinois after his service during World War II. To read Part 1-click here.  Part 2-click here. The flag is home. The prayer flag that my Grandfather brought home from World War II, the flag that was … Continue reading The Japanese Flag-The Return Home

The Japanese Flag-Part 2

76 years ago today, the country of Japan did a surprise attack on a US Military base in Hawaii. The event propelled America into the second World War. And it forced young men, both American and Japanese, into battle against one another. My grandfather was sent to fight the war against Japan. He fought in … Continue reading The Japanese Flag-Part 2