Pearl Harbor… 76 years and counting. Yet it’s as fresh as yesterday in the minds of the greatest generation which dwindles every day. This week we lost one of the best – Dr. Gordon Hazard – what a loss it was to all those who knew and loved him and listened with rapt attention to his stories and observations about his 94 years on the planet – especially the war.
Gordon (pictured above with Dr. Braddock (left) his long-time running mate) was not one to complain and criticize. In his honor and In reverent memory of Pearl Harbor and the men lost that day, I’ve decided to declare this day “Criticism Free Day.” Won’t you join me? I betcha your day will be infinitely better because of it. If so, we can try it again tomorrow and the day after that.
Our mothers did it when they told us we were beautiful during our chubby baby-fat period; our boyfriends did it by pledging undying devotion while sneaking a peak up the dress of our best friend: and then there’s politicians, but we won’t go there.
I bet none of my friends knew I died. It happened about two years ago and this imposter has been keeping up appearances – mowing my yard and posting on my blog sporatically to make people think I was doing well. Continue reading
Glory Hallelujah! Can I get a witness? I think I’ve been struck by lightening and don’t even care. That, or I died in my sleep last night and awoke on some new planet where life is near perfect and nothing bothers me.
The woes of the ages seem to have evaporated along with daylight savings time.