Bill Thomas

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On various Sundays, Daddy and I rode a streetcar out to the edge of Detroit to where there were many orchards. The farmers allowed us, and many others to pick the ripe fruit off their trees. We only paid 1¢ for each apple, peach, pear, plum, or whichever fruit was …continue reading

It is WOMEN who give birth to each of us. They are the MOTHERS who nurtured us through our growth years, and their SPOUSES in their maturity. WOMEN have always been and are our greatest CAREGIVERS. I remember the 1920’s when the loving care from my parents, especially my MOTHER, …continue reading

In the Army overseas, our mealtimes were very unscheduled due to war chores, enemy attacks, and delays in delivery of food and mail. Having no chairs and tables, we often sat on our helmets to eat our chow, regardless of rain, snow, wind, or hot sunshine. We also had gotten …continue reading

WHAT IS A HOME? I believe we have all heard a very common expression; “HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS” but is this really true? HUNDREDS of millions of people all over the world, including the USA, have no place to call “HOME” except the last place where they ate …continue reading