My father was an immigrant: short personal history of gratitude

Dutch East Indies. Indonesia. The Netherlands. Java. Holland. WWII. Pearl Harbor.  I was born in 1941, a couple months before the attack on Pearl Harbor. My father was not a US citizen at the time, did not enlist, and had emigrated from DEI via Holland as World War I was ending. His father had managed to …

Last Survivors: Dig a garden

Dedicated:  all survivors of any conflict, trauma, pain-full event, personal or worldly. Inspired by Frontline's LAST SURVIVORS PART I Listen up -- for we are the last. Ask your questions now. Open the dialogue page. The truth be loud. The words on paper can fall silent. Talk with us, the survivors: the Holocaust was real. …

dna , family print, your lines, xx and xy

Do you know ancestry and genetics? Read on. DNA Results and Family Tree Features Next, you'll receive an email alert that your results are ready, and that's when the fun begins. Your results may not be as dramatic as those portrayed in TV ads, but you may find some surprises. One important note: Results are different …

Expedition Overlanding Nomadic Adventures

To travel overland and water around the world!

Wave Magazine Online

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Moral Injury Warrior

Where the counteroffensive begins!

Life on the Bike and other Fab Things

Whether it's one simple yet somehow perfect day or a dreamed about journey finally realized, I never want to forget the joy of the moment or how fortunate I am!


An Electronic Literary Journal

The Eudora Welty Foundation

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TMI Project

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The Military Spouse Book Review

Books, Ideas, and Literary Culture for Women in Military Life

In Caelo et in Terra

The Catholic Church in the Netherlands viewed from within

Poets & Writers

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Freshly Pressed: Editors' Picks

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