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Catch-up Time

Knee surgery 7 weeks ago today.  Coming along nicely, but still at least a month before I can go back to work (ugh!).  Now, I realize this is all incredibly important news to the inhabitants of planet Earth . . … Continue reading

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March

3-26-17 March, 1946  –  A skeleton crew remains aboard the Boston, docked in the Navy Yard at Bremerton, WA.  They are in the process of salvaging and mothballing the ship.  The entire war-time crew, with a few exceptions, have headed … Continue reading

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Random stuff

2-20-17 The Kellys are at it again.  Since Lisa, Bill and I have nothing better to do with our time, we decided to finally get working on our Task Force 58 website.  It is partially done (with MUCH left to … Continue reading

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Dad Papers

2-4-17 It seems like forever ago – I was working on the first volume of Baked Beans.  Some readers of A Bird’s Eye View and this blog reached out to me with pictures of their dads, memories, and saved documents … Continue reading

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January 21, 1946

1-21-17 The Boston is steaming toward San Francisco for the last time.  By then, about 2/3s of the crew has already mustered off (first large group in Oct 45, second large group in Nov 45).  When the ship docks in … Continue reading

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