My Neighborhood

My neighborhood was tough. It wasn’t tough for my older brother, Paul. It was not as tough for Peter, my younger brother. Why was that? Highway 99 was a line of demarcation. On our side of the highway the population was mainly white. On the other side of the highway was a Black and Latin/x […]

Memorial Day: My Brief Military Service

I was a chaplain in the Air Force for two years. I served in several places — California, Texas, Alabama, and Colorado. It was OK. It was during the Cold War so there wasn’t open conflict, although there were several questionable things going on at the time. Some of the more memorable things were 1) […]