memories

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Tribune News Service) — You can pile up a lot of memories in 97 years, but for Albuquerque’s Bill Norris, who reached that mark on Jan. 31, some of the most vivid go back 75 years.
I hear the sounds of a military march in my mind every time I see my son in uniform. I have been proud of my son from the day he was born, but I experience a different kind of pride now. I thought that I understood what serving your country and freedom meant … and then my son became a soldier and...
EUGENE, Ore. (Tribune News Service) — Sallylou Bonzer has seen enough for several lifetimes.
She saw the coast of Normandy as a captain of one of the first nursing units to come ashore following the D-Day invasion.
Commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in 2019 are shaping up to be big. The board of tourism in Normandy, France, assures us the occasion will be celebrated with every bit of the splendor and solemnity this significant date deserves.
In 2009, my husband and I were excited to experience Europe’s winter festivities, but we were also unhappy about spending the holidays away from home for the first time. To combat homesickness, we took a short trip to Rome, a destination at the top of our must-see list.