Category Archives: Human Interest

MY MEMOIR

It has come to my attention that the soft-cover print edition of my memoir, His Daughter’s Remembrance, is not and never was available at Amazon.com as announced after its March 2017 publication. Excerpts, including photos not in the book, were … Continue reading

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A WORLD WAR II VETERAN’S STORY

A WORLD WAR II VETERAN’S STORY By Lee Schaefer At seventeen, I dropped out of the tenth grade at Richmond Union High School in California to enlist in the U.S. Navy January 17, 1944. The first time I saw snow … Continue reading

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December 7, 1941, Day of Infamy

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Thanksgiving

American schoolchildren learn the first Thanksgiving occurred when the pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe shared a feast to celebrate the Massachusetts colony’s first successful autumn harvest in 1621. American schoolchildren did not learn that East Coast Indians celebrated and gave thanks … Continue reading

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Frost on the Pumpkin

First snow of season, Friday October 13, 2017 Triskaidekaphobia!

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BETRAYED

Mom felt well enough to accompany me on a two-week road trip across Nevada to Utah, Wyoming, Idaho and Oregon in my first car, a 1954 Ford Victoria. The Grand Tetons, Yellowstone, and Sun Valley, Idaho, exceeded our expectations. When … Continue reading

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FAMILY MAN

He always knew the correct answers to questions that stumped me. I thought he knew more than my school teachers. I wanted to learn from him and, someday, know as much as he did. He studied to be a contestant … Continue reading

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