Out of the 16 million who served during WWII, a little over 1 million are still alive, according to Dr. Linda Dudik, a retired history professor who has made it her mission since 2009 to preserve as many of the veterans’ stories as possible through her nonprofit organization the WWII Experience.
Search continues for 29-year-old woman, possibly in Mountain Center
Years ago in Anza, I had an occasion to tag along with my father and younger brother as my father went to a ranch on the very most southern side of Anza. We drove along in an old 1946 truck that my father had converted into a pump rig.
Not too long ago in Anza, I had an occasion to take my grandson and a friend of his out looking for buried treasure and such, with the use of a metal detector. We went about 30 miles outside of Anza in our search and finally ended up in an area with rolling hills of grass dotted with old oak trees.
Years ago in Anza, I knew a fella that struck even me as a “character.” I guess it was his lifestyle, but he had a habit of enjoying any kind of meat that walked or crawled the earth. Thank God he limited himself to the animal kingdom – that is to say I don’t think […]
In my youth in Anza, which was many years ago, I went with my father to repair a neighbor’s windmill. When we arrived to the site of the windmill, we found that the braking mechanism of the mill was not working. There was a slight breeze blowing and the blade of the mill was making […]