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65 Years Ago Today, My Dad Wrote This:

Posted by Les Becker on July 19, 2009 in Oh Mother...!, The Father Chronicles |

In three days’ time, my father will have been dead for a year. I have a hard time believing that. Sometimes, it feels as if he’s been gone forever. Other times, I hang up the phone mid-dial, when I remember that he won’t be there to answer whatever question I wanted to ask him – […]

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Mein Kluben! Mein Kluben!

Posted by Les Becker on April 19, 2008 in The Father Chronicles |

4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards EmblemTaken March 1, 2008 with Canon PowerShot A550 clipped from www.rcaca.org Historical Sketch On 26 January 1941, the Regiment mobilized the 4th (Active) Princess Louise Dragoon Guards. This unit was converted to armour and redesignated 4th Reconnaissance Battalion (4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards) on 11 February 1941. The battalion was […]

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For Mushy – I Think We’re Wearing Her Down…

Posted by Les Becker on February 25, 2008 in The Landlady |

Hey, a picture is a picture, right? Ruby dug this out especially for me to post here. That’s her on the right, sitting behind her brother Rex, on their tricycle – doesn’t she look like a little devil? And I’ll bet Rex dropped Joycie on her head off that trike about 30 seconds after the […]

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