I’m an Army Brat. My mom and dad were both poor Irish kids in the Boston area, who met, married in 1948, and then traveled the world – ending up with four kids at the end of the travels. I am the oldest of the four and so, traveled the most with them.
So, where have I lived?
Born in – Chelsea Naval Hospital in Chelsea, Massachusetts
Lived in –
West Point, NY
Ft. Sill, OK
Kyoto & Tokyo, Japan
Ft. Leavenworth, KS
Yateley Village, England
Selfridge AFB, MI
Graduated from high school and the family continued to move.
College was in Radford, VA
I showed up for holidays and summer vacations at:
Apple Valley, MN
Ft. Hancock, NJ
Quarry Hts, Panama Canal Zone
Dad retired and he and mom and 3 kids moved to Squam Lake, NH.
I got married! (in Alexandria, VA)
We lived in Richmond, VA
Moved to Overland Park, KS
And now live in – New Hampshire!
It’s a tough answer when people ask, “So, where are you from?”
‘Twas a great life, with great parents and I was grateful for all of it, usually…