Lost In Europe, a Volcano and Diving for Coins

A Short Story There are times when you experience something that just stays with you. This account involves a couple of things that still remain vivid to this day. In the 60’s while in the Mediterranean I spent a few days in Taormina, Sicily as part of a group of Navy divers. I think theContinue reading “Lost In Europe, a Volcano and Diving for Coins”

Alexandria Virginia, A Grave And A Legend

A Short Story Across the Potomac River from Washington is the historic city of Alexandria, Virginia. The city was an active and important seaport in the colonies from the early eighteenth century and has buildings dating back to the seventeenth century. It was originally part of the land ceded to the Nation’s Capital but wasContinue reading “Alexandria Virginia, A Grave And A Legend”

A Vietnam Adventure, An Afternoon Shopping On Dong Khoi Street

A Short Story Spending a few days in Vietnam on two occasions recently, we spent time shopping on Dong Khoi Street in Saigon. (Officially, it’s Ho Chi Minh City, but even the residents still call it Saigon.) Vietnam is bargain hunter heaven, featuring a great exchange rate with the U.S. Dollar which are accepted virtuallyContinue reading “A Vietnam Adventure, An Afternoon Shopping On Dong Khoi Street”