I was raised on a dairy farm in central Minnesota. Joined the Army at 17 and landed in Vietnam in May 1966. I later joined the Air Force and retired in 1990. I then worked for the Veteran's Administration in Salt Lake City, Utah for 18 years, retiring in 2009. My wife is from Thailand, we have been married 45 years. Along the way, we raised three children. I enjoy playing chess, writing poems and quotes.
It is found alongside
The Book of Life
Words not listed
We are all cannon fodder
For the beast called 'War'
Wars are constant, on going
Comedians in America die young
Perhaps, for having too much fun
Our three beloved John's
There are no more jobs in America, only sentences, LIFE SENTENCES
I was raised Christian, my wife was raised Buddhist, and our children 'CONFUSED'
In each of us there is a poem and a song. For most, a poem that will never be written and a song that will never be sung
Part of me died in Vietnam, part of me never came back. The part of me that is called 'Innocence'
Working for the government is like being a cast member on the television series, Survivor. The two main differences are, with the government you have more teams and you don't get a vote