Posts by Walt McDaniel
by Walt McDaniel
Reflecting on the comings and goings of four Presidents — and powerful moments that rewrote history — during one lifetime.
Resident Walt McDaniel reflects on the word joy. While a common word, it's often connected to special memories.
"I don’t remember why being a freshman entering high school was not exciting and something to look forward to."
In the summer of 1938, my buddies Kent, Harold, Bob and I decided to change the boredom one day by going to Lake Yellow Creek, which was about 75 miles from Elwood.
"As I sat down at my desk to write the latest episode of my memoirs, I began to think about how to put the experiences of my past life together."
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.
In 1961 while stationed at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, a Chinese Air Force officer was stationed at our office for a year.