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A visit to the Morristown Gateway Museum

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A visit to the Morristown Gateway Museum

EasyGenie is on the road this week! We are taking our only vacation of the year in northern New York on the Canadian border, where Ian has family. For the past few years our vacations have been working vacations ... we even bring along a printer, postage supplies, and a limited inventory so we can continue to fulfill orders. This page shows what we are able to ship this week.  The main focus of coming to this particular spot is to soak up the beautiful countryside and connect with family who are scattered along the banks of the St. Lawrence River. We've...

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Memorial Day: Remembering WWII "Hell Ships" and Tuskegee Airmen

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Memorial Day: Remembering WWII "Hell Ships" and Tuskegee Airmen

Before the pandemic, my town held an annual Memorial Day parade featuring veterans and other community groups. I hope the parade will return next year, but today we can still remember those who served. When I was a kid, I participated in the parade as a scout and remember talking to one of the U.S. Army Air Force vets from World War II in the march. He told me he served on a bomber crew over Europe, and remembered missions where fighter cover was provided by the Tuskegee Airmen - the all-black squadron who escorted bombers over Nazi-held territory.  Their...

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