Hampton Beach, New Hampshire

Vacations on the ocean bring back wonderful memories and perhaps a lesson yet to learn.

A Close Encounter

"Several years ago, my wife Mary Ann and I booked a couple of nights at Skywatcher’s Inn, a B&B located in the desert four miles from Benson, Arizona."

Golf in the Good Old Days

The Bureau of Yards and Docks (BUDDOCKS) base in San Bruno was right across El Camino from the Tanforan Race Track, which had a driving range and a par-three golf course.

My Second Bike

"I don’t quite remember when I first learned to ride a bike, but it was in Cross City, Florida and I was probably about six years old."

MacQuarrie Memoir Shares 76-Year Love Story

In late 2018, Paradise Valley Estates residents Clara and Warren MacQuarrie celebrated the completion of a true labor of love: their memoir “Love & War: Our Journey Through Life.”

Pawdon Our Enthusiasm

The “pup-ularity” of canine pets at PVE was showcased in the Pooch Parade on a cool Saturday morning.

High School Next

"I don’t remember why being a freshman entering high school was not exciting and something to look forward to."

It’s All About Beau

"I was informed about three months ago that the Santa Rosa Animal Shelter had a few new small dogs who had come in just recently, so I gave them a jingle."

Relatives I’ll Never Forget

"I would say I was fortunate to have so many family members take an interest in me — especially my mother. I remember them with gratitude and fondness."

The Sixties in Rearview

The Sixties turned out to be anything but quiet.