Gunk’s Boys

 Posted by at 1:30 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 092019
 

Some of you are probably aware that I collect badges. My main interests are police badges, like these. Or this display that focuses on my father’s career. But I also collect other badges, including chauffeur badges, taxicab driver badges, company employee badges, and whatever happens to catch my fancy. Several blog readers have been kind […]

The Long Gray Line

 Posted by at 12:42 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 272016
 

We spent a couple of hours Monday evening watching the old 1955 movie The Long Gray Line, starring Tyrone Power and Maureen O’Hara. It’s the story of Martin ‘Marty’ Maher, who is a legend at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Maher was an Irishman who immigrated to America in 1898 and found […]