In 2004, my wife and I took a belated vacation to Hawaii and met up with Charlie & Gail Dayton from St. Louis..Turns out that his brother and my dad were on the U.S.S. Essex in the Korean War at the same time. Course, with over 1,000 personnel on board,they never met each other. Gail said that they came to Ohio every year for the Soap Box Derby and had this favorite restaurant they went to. Hartville Kitchen,1 mile from our house. We have met up every year since then for food AND…Continue
Added by Jeff Wenum on January 5, 2013 at 6:54pm — No Comments
Ah, the time for renewal is here. The time when we can put aside all of the things we "meant" to do, wipe the slate clean and begin anew. I am off a week or two during the holidays, and I always have a "I am going to do this, go there, visit these people" list a mile long. Somehow the time off flies by, and all of a sudden I am back to school.
Here are some things I DID do during my time off: Took my daughter and seven…Continue