Fallen Heroes

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 072018
 

Some come alone, others bring their families, and some arrive in small groups. They come for many reasons. For some it is a place to remember. For others it is a place to heal. For everybody who comes here, it is a place to pay respect to those who made the ultimate sacrifice to their […]

Back At It

 Posted by at 1:00 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 232018
 

When I was a teenager my father once told me that if you can find a job you love that you can’t wait to get to every morning, it doesn’t matter how much you get paid. I have been very blessed, because for most of my working life I have done just that. Something else […]

Sep 242014
 

That’s the slogan of the men and women tasked with moving men and materials for the military, and since the Revolutionary War they have been doing the job using everything from covered wagons to aircraft to boats and railroads. On a visit to the United States Army Transportation Museum at Fort Eustis, Virginia yesterday we […]

Aug 082011
 

When we woke up yesterday, the sky was looking pretty nasty, and the weather report said there was a good chance of thunderstorms. We decided that it would not be a good day to be kayaking. Rocky suggested that we visit the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in nearby Grand Rapids, and that sounded like […]

Jul 182009
 

The world has lost a legend. Yesterday, broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite died at age 92. Long before cable television, CNN, and the internet, the world tuned in to CBS News every evening to hear the venerable Cronkite tell us what was going on in the world, and he gave us the news of some of […]

Mar 162009
 

Our month in Tucson has gone by much too quickly, and we have not had the time to do half of what we had hoped to while we were here. We did get the chance to stop and visit with my uncle, Jack Compau, who is 84 and still holding his own. He’s slowed down […]