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Saturday, June 27, 2015
Surname Saturday: Shelton Family Reunion - MISSED! And a Blogging Hiatus
My Shelton heritage, left to right: GGG-grandfather Jacob Shelton (1822-1874), GG-grandfather Le...
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Sentimental Sunday: Happy Father's Day! Dad, Mom, Karen, and Me, 1959
Karen, Gerrie, Fred, and Amanda Pape, 1959, at 7913 Cedel, Houston, Texas © Amanda Pape - 201...
Monday, June 15, 2015
Military Monday: DR Ahead - "Get That Drift Down to a Gnat's ___ !!!!"
After my dad, Fred Pape, came back from Korea in March 1953, he was assigned back to Ellington Ai...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
(Not-So-) Wordless Wednesday: Shelton Family Reunion on June 27!
Mom's first cousin Edith Carole just e-mailed me to tell me the Shelton Family Reunion is...
Friday, June 5, 2015
Friday's Faces From the Past: Fred Pape, Jim Bayes, and Forrest Hicks, April 1952
Cropped from the Ellington Air Force Base Class 52-05 Navigator graduation photo , April 1952, f...
Monday, June 1, 2015
Matrilineal Monday: Happy Birthday to My Son Eric!
Eric and me in the summer of 1986. I think he is yawning, not crying. © Amanda Pape - 2015 -...
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Sentimental Sunday: Japan R&R, 1952-1953
From my dad Fred Pape's military scrapbook: On Dad's first R&R (rest and relaxation) ...
Friday, May 29, 2015
Friday's Faces From the Past: Fred Pape's Distinguished Flying Cross, 1953
My dad, Air Force 2nd Lieutenant Fred Pape. received the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) for...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Wordless Wednesday: Fred Pape's 50th Mission, Korea, 1953
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Monday, May 25, 2015
Military Monday Memorial Day: Remembering Col. Gordon M. Parks, 1916-2004
Images above and below (cropped from above) from the Arlington National Cemetery website Co...
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