Archive | Non-Fiction

Significant American Military Aircraft

In the second century of powered manned flight, it is appropriate to step back and review the evolution of military aviation. How did the United States achieve its current dominance in the air? Many factors have played a role, innovations by aerospace engineers from many nations, the visionary ideas of a few individuals, and the […]

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Once Around San Diego Bay

“One Lap Around San Diego Bay” gives San Diegans and visitors a guide to San Diego Bay along with the background to understand and appreciate their experience. San Diego boasts world class attractions: USS Midway, Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego Maritime Museum, San Diego National Wildlife Refuge, Hotel del Coronado, that every first time San […]

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One Lap Around San Diego Bay

It’s a simple idea. Begin at North Island, as close to the Southern entrance to San Diego Bay as the Navy will let you, and at the same time, as close to San Diego Bay you can get. Then proceed around the Bay until you reach the end of Point Loma and the Northern entrance […]

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Alex’s Scrapbook

Alex Lakowsky A teenage boy’s high school year’s are difficult, no matter who the boy, where the school, or when they occurred.  His attending during the depression ending years – 1936 through 1940 – added unique economic conditions.  Going to school on the ethnically mixed South side of Chicago posed other problems for a Polish […]

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WOW! This Looks Good

Trying new recipes is exciting, finding them exhilarating. Adventurous cooks endlessly clip and save new recipes, recipes they think look really good. When my pile reached a foot high, I knew it was time to do something … the answer is this cookbook. A collection of recipes, presented just the way they were piled in […]

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Somehow Different

Over a period of nearly 80 years members of the Lake family have been taking pictures, some 70,000 or more.    No matter the format – prints, slides, or digital – or the subject matter, they were all lovingly converted to digital so that they may once again be seen, this time in print, on computer […]

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Orofino Miss

Shelby Tyler,in her seventeenth year,will leave the only place he’s ever lived,Orofino Idaho, and venture to Brazil for her senior year in high school.  These brief photo-essays are designed, first, to help her get through her inevitable homesickness, and second, to tell her sponsors a bit about her, her town, and a sampling of the United […]

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Orofino Girl

Kylie Tyler, in her seventeenth year, will be leaving the only place she’s ever lived, Orofino Idaho, and venture to Italy for her senior year in high school. These brief photo-essays are designed, first, to help her get through her inevitable homesickness, and second to tell her sponsors a bit about her, her town, and […]

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One Lap Around California

It’s a simple idea. Drive all the way around California, keeping as close to the border as possible without ever crossing it, yet stay on excellent roads: California highways, U.S. Highways, and even Interstate Highways. Along the way you’ll see cities, mountains, ocean, and desert, all the while getting to know the real California.

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All American Road

Look for America on US Route 12 and you’ll find auto workers, pioneers, factory hands of all types, politicians, farmers, cowboys, explorers, miners, Indians, and sailors among others.  They’ll be in large cities, small cities, towns, hamlets, and sometimes in places with no names at all.  You’ll find them in forests, prairies, mountains, an sea […]

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