Happy (day after) Fourth of July! I spent my Independence Day celebrating with the City of Alameda, California. This year, for the first time ever, the United States Coast Guard partnered with the city to bring the inaugural Coast Guard Festival to Alameda Point near the USS HORNET. A significant number of Coast Guard men … Continue reading
William Gouyd was the son of William Talmage Gouyd and widow Mitchell. He was born about 1763 in Albany, New York and was only a year old when his father drowned in the Hudson River. In 1775, when William was twelve, the colonists of the thirteen British colonies in North America seized control of … Continue reading
Before my sister and I became ‘tweens, teenagers, young adults, thirtysomethings, and now middle aged, we were adolescents (which, I just learned, was the name of an ’80s American punk band). During those formative years, we educated ourselves by watching black and white television and periodically accompanying our parents to the drive-in theater. I won’t delve … Continue reading
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