Hero. Brother. Mission. Preface: I wrote this post over a year ago, and somehow it got lost in the shuffle. Thought it worthy to go ahead and publish though. My hero, my brother was declared Missing in Action in Vietnam January 10, 1970. He was an Army Captain, helicopter gunship pilot. He and his crew went down… Continue reading Hero. Brother. Mission.
As I thumbed through an old family photo album I came across the first photograph taken using my very first camera. It’s a photo of my mother and me taken by the owner of a camera shop the day I bought it. The photo brought back memories of that day so vivid to me. Thought… Continue reading My First Camera.
My father passed away this day in 1991, twenty-one years ago, yet it doesn't seem that long, and then again, it seems like it's been way too long. I miss him, yes. Dad lived a great life but was too young (71) when he died. He smoked continuously though out his life from a small… Continue reading Remembering Herb Crosby
On my trip to Arlington National Cemetery as part of the Wreaths Across America event I visited Alexandria, Virginia, George Washington’s hometown. Founded 1749, Alexandria’s colonial architecture remains as charming today as it must have been over 200 years ago. In the cold wind that day I could hear patriot whispers of great discussion, faint… Continue reading Walking Back in Time – Alexandria, Virginia
The following video was done by the Indian River City United Methodist Church in Titusville, Florida, which is being shown at all their services this Memorial Day weekend. https://youtu.be/LrY_hbA6H8c It's titled "Coming Home" a Memorial Day tribute and thank you to my brother, Capt Herbert C. Crosby who was listed MIA Vietnam, January 10, 1970.… Continue reading Coming Home-Memorial Day Tribute to Cpt. Crosby
I finally put together this video of my day at Arlington National Cemetery for the annual Wreaths Across America event held December 13, 2008. This was the best Christmas present of all. I was so happy to lay a wreath on not only my brother Herby's grave, but others also. It's a humbling experience to… Continue reading My Favorite Christmas Present – Arlington 2008