Tag Archives: World War II

Tribute to a WWII Hero

Susan Vaughan here. Veterans Day and the D-Day anniversary have passed, but I’d like to pay tribute to that Greatest Generation, and specifically to my father, Arthur N. Hofstetter. He died in 1993 at age 80 without having really shared … Continue reading

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What did you do in the war, Daddy?

Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett here. Every year when Veterans’ Day comes around, I think of my father, William R. (Russ) Gorton. He graduated from Liberty High School in Liberty, New York in 1928, the same year my mother graduated from … Continue reading

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Three Generations of Maine Writers and One Packed Away Clown Mobile

The heroes (and villains) in our books all have origin stories. Most writers do too. I never knew my parents. I was left in the care of a gruff aunt and uncle on a desert planet with two suns and nothing … Continue reading

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“Mother, please! I’d rather do it myself!”

The title of this blog is a line from a very old television commercial. I don’t remember what product it was for. It was that line that made it memorable for me, and probably for every other girl who had … Continue reading

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