February 2011 Entries
- By Peggy Perry -
How very neat! Hal Eberle claims that his life, mostly spent with Mary, falls into four 21-year segments: schools, the Air Force, Hughes and retirement. As youngsters, Hal and Mary met in the violin section of their junior high orchestra in New Albany, Indiana. In senior high, they walked to school together and were once called to face the principal after holding hands in the hallway. Oh, and Mary’s father was the principal!
Graduating in wartime 1942, Hal enlisted in the Army and started classes at Indiana University, while Mary worked. She had...
- By Nancy Ferguson -
Yes, we felt welcomed. There were many English speaking people and no one stared at us. We could actually communicate and therefore find our way. Which we proceeded to do - to Thessalonika. Only for one night however. Our goal was Athens, with stops along the way of course, the first Pella, Alexander the Great’s birthplace - it gave us all chills. The next stop was most serendipitous: looking for the tombs that had been indicated as “5th century” we got stuck in an orchard, Parnassus refusing to move. We managed to flag down a car...