A TRIBUTE TO BARBARA WALLEY

Barbara Ann (Bandy) Walley, born Oct. 31, 1937, passed into the glory of her Heavenly Father on July 8, 2016, at the age of 78. She was preceded in death by her husband Lt. Commander Oliver Bruce Walley, on Feb. 11, 1969, and her parents John H. Bandy and Frances...

Searching for my Father

Growing up, Father’s Day was my least favorite holiday. Even President’s Day or St. Patrick’s Day were better than this one. Some of you probably feel the same way.  Thinking about fathers may drudge up painful memories or perhaps no memories at all. Celebrating...

Searching for my Father

43 years after my father’s tragic plane crash, I found myself standing at the entrance to the cavern that enveloped his plane, hiking the ravines which held the pieces of his aircraft, sitting in perhaps the very seat that strapped him in when his plane exploded in...

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