As always, I intend to write not so much about myself, but about events and ideas even strangers may find interesting. I suppose few apart from old friends and family will take any immediate interest in the blog as I’m now imagining it. I wish I could set aside the time to call everyone every week, but such is life.
I haven’t checked on the Welcome to Grangeville geocache yet, but a visit to N 45° 55.489 W 116° 07.945 is on my list of things to do. For all practical purposes, those coordinates may as well point to my new desk over at the Idaho County Free Press office. Going on four years, I’m still spending more time there than anywhere else in this county. I need to come up with a clear plan for seeing more of the great places this area has to offer, and I keep coming back to the possibility that there’s still an important place in my life for this blog. The world is enormous around me, and I’ve explored far too little of it.
In light of the ‘Day of Infamy’ anniversary, here’s a 1958 TV program that gives all the important details about the USS Arizona memorial’s history: some details related by people who survived the attack, and some details about the call to action that eventually funded the monument.