Celebrating Her 90th: Betty Maxwell

@Chef Zorba's, Denver 2014 My dear friend, mentor, and poet, Betty Maxwell celebrates her 90th birthday  tomorrow at home with old friends, at her small loft apartment in Congress Park. When I talked with Betty today, she was clear. Cognizant and responsive, in spite of memory loss. Her garden grows a new smoky plant! We promised I …

2. I met Pete, D-Day Survivor, at the Post Office and here is what he said

re: Pete Zarlengo, 94, and the late brother, WWII Dominic Zarlengo, WWII brothers and war heroes.  (#MemorialDay tribute to Dominic Zarlengo, at this website) To continue, my encounters with my neighbor, Pete, I found him often at the Post Office across the street. For every letter sent, he seemed to have a reply. And many correspondences. He …

D-Day History Tours SOLD OUT 75th Anniversary

75TH ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY: D-DAY TO THE RHINE   - reviews This D-Day tour is a dream trip for any WWII history buff who wants to stand on the beaches at Normandy, experience the powerful emotions brought forth by the military cemeteries in France and Luxembourg, stand in a foxhole in the Ardennes, and tour General …

I first met this D-Day survivor in a retirement kitchen

(c) 2019 copyright by nancy vorkink machin My neighbor, Pete, as we knew him cheerfully said 'every day is a good day.'  A quiet, kind gentlemen who received meals on wheels. His door and inset held many Catholic crosses, and wooden mementos to "Dad". I knew nothing of his background, just every day was a good day.  This was …

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