Tag Archives: Vietnam

June 5, 2019: The Journey Home – Part One

This is the post that was postponed for the Post Memorial Thoughts I posted on May 28, 2019. My original title was  going to be Poetry, Jazz, Beethoven, Family and PTSD, a rather eclectic, and long, title.  Each topic is key … Continue reading

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May 28, 2019: Post Memorial Day Throughts

I had planned for my next post (today’s) to be about Poetry, Jazz, Beethoven, Family and PTSD.  The post title surfaced in my brain two days ago and every time I went to write the post, thoughts of Monday’s Memorial … Continue reading

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January 20, 2017: “Yes, I Can Do This” – Notes of My PTSD Journey

A rather dramatic title but, nonetheless, apt for today’s post – the long, drawn out journey from when I left Vietnam  in 1968 to where I am today, a torturous 49 years later.  The journey from then to now is littered with casualties, … Continue reading

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May 26, 2014: Memorial Day Thoughts

Today is Memorial Day, a holiday I usually shun…it’s been too painful in the past years and while I know the intent and the history of Memorial Day, it’s a day I have never wanted to think about…for many reasons, … Continue reading

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May 2, 2012: Blackberry Sentinels – A Flashback in Time

I would like to preface this article. Yesterday morning, out of the blue, over 45 years after I left Vietnam, I had my first flashback to that war.  It was disturbing, I couldn’t stop it, it affected me, and I … Continue reading

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March 24, 2013: My 66th Birthday

My 66th Birthday Today is my birthday and when I woke up, I had three things on my mind: 1) Tuesday Afternoon by The Moody Blues; 2) Amaluna – the Cirque du Soleil performance we saw yesterday afternoon; and 3) … Continue reading

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Missing Years

September 14, 2012 While writing my last post, it dawned on me that I had skipped almost five years from the time I left Vietnam to where I had written about Berlin.  This astonished me as when I wrote my … Continue reading

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