Yes, as a youngster both Gene Garcia and I played soldiers, when Japan invaded Pearl Harbor and Pres F D R, said, "We are a War", 7 Dec 41, Gene (age 9) got the map, and I (age 7}, both laughed, saying "That little three-inch-country" wants to fight us. Gene then grad Wdld HS, enlisted UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS, I WAS AND STILL PROUD OF HIS SERVICE, HE DID GOOD AND I STILL MISS BY BIG SGT GENE GARCIA, USMC!
Most of MY MARLYS ANN conversations still linger in my heart, that over 54 years of wonderous talks, we as marriage partners enjoyed. Of course, the most enjoyment was our 4 beautiful children, their years of growing up, are still a photo within my mind, as planted by MY MARLYS, HER MOST PRECIOUS GIFT TO ME, HER AND MY CHILDREN.
My tears of Marlys passing last Apri1 26, 2011, at our home, are still good for my soul, don't you all know! They still wash away the "blues" and sadness…Continue