A National Geographic Love Sto...

Mar 2, 2012 by

Mabel Gardiner Hubbard was only five years old when scarlet fever rendered her deaf for life. At the age of 17, she would meet a...

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People I’ve Met Along Th...

Feb 15, 2012 by

Some the earliest recollections of my childhood are of watching my dad play the banjo, saxophone and drums. He and my mother were...

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Red Tails – the film eve...

Jan 26, 2012 by

George Lucas, producer director of some of the most profitable films in Hollywood history (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, etc), has been...

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Life is a Journey Sometimes Wa...

Dec 28, 2011 by

The book, “Keep Going: The Art of Perseverance,” by Native American writer Joseph M. Marshall III, opens with an extended...

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Resurrecting Love: The Cemeter...

Dec 6, 2011 by

Sharon and I both love cemeteries. One important aspect of the work we’ve committed ourselves to along our healing journey involves...

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People I’ve Met Along Th...

Nov 20, 2011 by

I have met so many interesting and famous people in my lifetime that I sometimes forget about those were not as famous as some but...

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On The Road

Nov 16, 2011 by

I spent more than half of my September on the road this year, traveling from bright Las Vegas to dusty Arizona, through the stunning...

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My Remembrance Day

Nov 10, 2011 by

November, about ten years after the end of World War II: I was standing in my public school auditorium. It was the annual Remembrance...

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You Are Not Alone

Sep 29, 2011 by

A long time ago in North America, a great man that came to be known as the “Peacemaker” met with representatives of many northeastern...

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A Night At Mickey’s Monk...

Sep 7, 2011 by

From the JWSIII series: People I’ve Met Along the Way Author’s prologue: The year 1965 was wrought with political upheaval and...

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Are You Living ‘Deliberately’?...

Jul 13, 2011 by

                    “I went to the woods to live deliberately so that I might not,...

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Places I’ve Been Along t...

Jul 13, 2011 by

Author’s note: Last week in “Places I’ve been along the way”, I told you of how I lived and worked in New Orleans and Trinidad,...

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Places I’ve Been Along T...

Jul 6, 2011 by

This is part I of a two-part series from one of my favorite story-tellers, John W Strobel III. Be sure to watch next week for the...

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Teardrops on the City

Jun 29, 2011 by

White man with a guitar leans on black man playing a saxophone. Both are dressed in black and white clothes. White album cover....

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The Truth About Me & The ...

Jun 29, 2011 by

Finally, the truth of my relationship with the Princess Lamballe. Well, right off the bat, I must admit we can’t have known each...

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People I’ve Met Along Th...

Jun 15, 2011 by

It was a warm August evening in 1968 on Dover Lane, in Pierpont Bay, on the beach in Ventura, California. People lined the shore...

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New Ideas and the Brick Wall

Jun 1, 2011 by

You know your idea is excellent. You just can’t see why others don’t get it. There’s a reason for that. You are at a point where you...

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When Old Men Were Young

May 25, 2011 by

I lived during that time when old men were young… John William Strobel III I guess it’s not fair to talk so much about the “good old...

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My Boots Are Disco

May 25, 2011 by

I know when you hear the phrase disco boots, your mind goes in a very distinct direction. For the purposes of this blog post, it’s...

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Poison Control

May 18, 2011 by

It had to be the year 1943. In those days, a fellow had to be twelve years old to be a Boy Scout. So when I turned twelve, I joined...

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A Trip To The Pay ‘N Tak...

May 11, 2011 by

As we motored past a huge sign board that said, “DRINK CANADA DRY” with a picture of an frosty bottle of Canada Dry Lemon Lime, my...

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Remembering

May 11, 2011 by

My mother was the only one of five siblings born in America. When her mother (my grandmother) came to this country, one of the few...

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The Drummer – Hank Castr...

Apr 20, 2011 by

“You gotta let us do the drivin’ Johnny. You sing your song, we’ll set the tempo. We’ll take you home, just have faith in us…”...

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Lorraine Motel, 43 Years On

Apr 6, 2011 by

April 4, 2011, was the 43rd anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. Two years ago I...

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