December 7, 1941 — A Day that will Live in Infamy

Pearl Harbor Flag

It’s the 74th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor Hawaii. A couple of years ago, I jotted down some thoughts and images from our trip to Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona memorial.

I recently learned that since 1982, survivors of the attack on the USS Arizona may be interred on the USS Arizona. Some veterans have chosen to rest in eternity with their shipmates.

Journeys with Johnbo

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Honolulu, Hawai’i

This morning, my wife and I hiked in the Estrella Mountains, here in Arizona. When we hike, neither of us says very much. We have plenty of time to think about projects, upcoming trips, and the usual flotsam and jetsam that flows through one’s mind. As we were walking, I remembered that today is the 72nd anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

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December 7, 1941 — A Day that will Live in Infamy

110313_0446_December7191.jpg

Honolulu, Hawai’i

This morning, my wife and I hiked in the Estrella Mountains, here in Arizona. When we hike, neither of us says very much. We have plenty of time to think about projects, upcoming trips, and the usual flotsam and jetsam that flows through one’s mind. As we were walking, I remembered that today is the 72nd anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Eerie

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Honolulu, Hawai’i

This week’s photo challenge was clearly inspired by Halloween. Never one to do a photo challenge correctly, I opted to tweak the concept from the ghosts and goblins of All Hollow’s Eve and Dia de los Muertos to focus on a subject that is eerie in its own right; the tomb of those lost on the USS Arizona. I submit for your consideration a collection of images from the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawai’i. Continue reading