Good Old Fathers

Bob Hope was born in 1903 in England, he was a father of four children. Mr. Hope quietly celebrated his 100th birthday in May of 2003, at his Taluca Lake home. He died of pneumonia on July 27, 2003. Hope donated his papers to the Library of Congress.  Hope Biography: https://www.biography.com/people/bob-hope-9343481 John Wayne was born on in…

Alcan Adventure

The historical Alcan Highway was built in 1942 during World War II.  Due to the perils of shipping goods from the USA to Alaska, the solution was to build this connecting highway. It is known as the greatest engineering feat of the 20th century.  Men worked in freezing weather at seventy to ninety degrees below…

Why Fiesta on May 5th ?

Do we really need a reason to celebrate Cinco de Mayo?  Is it just a day to enjoy Mexican food, tequila, or a margarita? What is the reason for all the fuss?  Well, as an expat living in the country of Mexico, we have learned that the people love each other, music and most importantly…