Thankful for God’s blessings, indifferent to the curses of millionaire football players

Can God bless America? Why would God bless America and not bless all the other nations? There is a story behind the story of today's news. I quote Performing Songwriter on the story of the Irving Berlin song made famous by singer Kate Smith: God Bless America. In 1940, both the Republican and Democratic parties … Continue reading Thankful for God’s blessings, indifferent to the curses of millionaire football players

Remembering my skipper, a man’s man, Frank Cramblet, USN

Commander Frank Cramblet skippered VA-42, my squadron, located on NAS Oceana, Virginia. He was a tough, demanding leader who loved those under his command. I found pictures of his Navy flight jacket, but none of Frank, himself. Three Stories Bombing Out We frequently detached to MCAS Yuma Arizona for bombing practice. I remember the heat … Continue reading Remembering my skipper, a man’s man, Frank Cramblet, USN