An Undocumented Air Force Officer

Volunteering for the Air Force to fulfill a two-year draft obligation, I was directed to report to Scott Air Force Base, Illinois without attending the required orientation course for new medical officers.

Visit to Coit Tower

A bus full of Paradise Valley Estates residents visited Coit Tower in San Francisco.

1944, the Year of My Debut

"Early in the summer of my eleventh birthday, I realized my future was to be a major league pitcher or first baseman."

Navy Nurse Recruiting Poster

On the Wall of Remembrance at Paradise Valley Estates, picture 19 depicts a recruiting poster for one of the Navy's most treasured corps: Navy nurses.

Top 10 Things to Do in Fairfield

What's there to do when visiting or living in Fairfield, California? Turns out you can find an abundance of fun no matter the season!

Thrill of a Lifetime

Being a grandparent is a very special blessing once you have raised your children and are now watching them spread their wings.

Exercise is Medicine

Increased activity can boost your mood, give you increased energy, and put a big smile on your face.

Cult of the Machine Opening at de Young

This March brings a new exhibition to the De Young Museum in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.

First View of the Ocean

In 1945, I looked at a lot of ocean from a troop ship traveling to England and back, but that was not nearly as exciting as our family’s adventure investigating the ocean in the U.S.