Family, Stories

Walking Back in Time – Alexandria, Virginia

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

Family, Stories

Coming Home-Memorial Day Tribute to Cpt. Crosby

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

Firebirds and Rattlers, Stories

Firebird Rocket Fuel

The rest of the story, but first, you must know the beginning of the story...This  photo, taken by Pete Marovich came from an article in the American Journal Magazine titled "Remembering the Fallen" written  by Jenny Jones, posted on Friday, Febuary 6, 2009. Pete and Jenny met my friend Julie Hinz of The Rolling Thunder… Continue reading Firebird Rocket Fuel

Family, Stories

My Favorite Christmas Present – Arlington 2008

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