I was born July 31, 1959. At the time, my father was stationed at Baden Soellingen, Germany and he and my mother were living in an apartment ‘on the economy’. ‘On the economy’ was a term used by… Continue reading
My father, Gerard Ronald Joseph Turmaine (Papa) passed away a few years ago.
While he was alive, he was notorious for disappearing for hours every time he went out to run errands. We knew him well enough to know that he had been stopping at yard and garage sales, bringing… Continue reading
The thought of celebrating someone’s death makes me uncomfortable. But in this case, it is so justified.
I was one of many military wives after that time who had to manage the home front while my husband was deployed overseas on a tour. He served one… Continue reading