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Christmas in Saigon, 1960

Submitted by Bruce Thomas (ACS)

Whenever I travel the couple of hundred miles over to a neighboring state, to the city where my mother was born and raised, I visit the graves of my parents. And then I’ll stroll the hundred yards or so across the city’s largest cemetery to visit the grave of […]

THE ORDINARY LIFE OF AMERICANS IN SAIGON – September 27, 1964

Submitted by Bruce Thomas (ACS)

I just encountered an interesting late-1964 New York Times article about Americans in Saigon that begins with remarks about our school — The ‘Ordinary Life’ of Americans in Saigon.

55 YEARS AGO TODAY!

Submitted by Bruce Thomas (ACS)

July 13, 1960 — a Wednesday. Our Cathay Pacific Electra prop-jet set down at Tan Son Nhut about 10:30 a.m. I can still feel the furnace blast of hot air that hit me in the face as we deplaned. I imagine the Phoenix, AZ, airport is going to be […]

MISS COBNOBANACIOUS (ANN FOX) RECONNECTS WITH MR. COBNOBANACIOUS (BRUCE THOMAS)

by Bruce Thomas (ACS)

I just got off the phone with Ann Fox. I left a voice message on the machine at a house in a town south of Seattle months ago, and she finally figured it might be worth while to call me back. And its my Cobnobanacious partner from 55 years ago! […]

SAIGON KIDS™ QUEST: WHERE IS ANN FOX?

Saigon Kids Quest: Where is Ann Fox? You know, the gal voted Most Cobnobanacious along with Bruce Thomas. […]