Like a Dream From Long Ago


Martin-Luther-King-Jr-Quotes-1008On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Dave reflects on his own childhood and the era he was born into, the 1960’s.

Perceptions change over time, and while many memories fade in the dark, some remain, like duck and cover drills in Kindergarten. A drill for an event that today seems remote, but at the time may have been likely to start at any moment.

In those days came leaders, such Dr. king and President Kennedy, and even the much maligned Nikita Khrushchev, all of whom contributed to making the world safer and better.

Is the dream still alive? It’s harder to say today than perhaps ever. But the one thing for certain is that there are no leaders like those of a bygone era.

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About Dave

Talk Show host, lifelong Baseball and Star Trek fan, US Navy Submariner and Fire Control Technician (Ballistic Missile) 1st Class Petty Officer (Submarine Qualified), Dave is married with four daughters, one son, two sons-in-law and two grandchildren plus one on the way. He resides quietly in Manteca, CA, where he records his podcast, Plausibly Live, three days a week. He also writes for several other blogs and as a "Stay at home Dad" plays a lot of games with his son. Dave loves books, history and is learning to weld and drive a forklift. Just for fun. Dave is also a Life Member of the Disabled American Veterans and a Member of the US Submarine Veterans.

Posted on January 18, 2016, in News & Notes and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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