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December 2011

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you all a wonderful holiday season. Here is a blast from the past. John, Isyl, Bleecker, Pat, Jack, David, Alan & Sierra – Christmas Eve in Pinole California, 1968. May this holiday season bring you fond memories and create new ones.

December 1941

December 1941 was an eventful month for some of the Cooke family. On December 1st, JB and Savvy were at their respective Naval commands at Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu, Hawaii (then still a territory). Isyl, Annie, Bleecker and Phil were also on Oahu at the time. John was on Wake Island as […]

Mea Culpa

The lull in posting has been due to various projects needing attention both around the house and at work. I will say that a magnitude 5.6 earthquake (Mineral VA) and a category 1 hurricane (Irene) were in the mix as well. But more articles are forthcoming.