Stories in category: Nostalgia

To the most BOSS

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Davi, you will always be my Best Mom ™. You have taught me so much, from how to have brightly colored hair to how to get real help for real problems. Whenever I need thoughtful advice and wisdom, you are my go-to. As if being the wisest college student around wasn’t enough, you are so bold and loud and bright and confident, it makes me want to have that confidence to be more like you. And also more like myself. I really hope you stay...
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Post from: Kara
Category: Nostalgia
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Posted on Jun 20, 2017

Don and Kristin Readel

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So it seemed that when I heard Davi needed to get 'Driving Time' in to get her Drivers License, I thought, "Well, I just did that for my three kids, why not continue playing the part of 'Driver Education Man'."Davi, just like Rich, Ryan and Heather turned out to be very good drivers and easy to tutor. Just a couple times I had to grab the steering wheel to avoid a collision. I will not divulge which ones of the four of them that this happened to,...
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Post from: Kara
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Posted on Jun 19, 2017

Telling the World The...

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Telling the World: The Advertising of Rhodesia.

A Rhodesian in England last January bought a copy of "Punch" in which, on idly turning over the pages of advertisements, he came across a striking quarter page announcement dealing with his country. With astonishment (and, it is credibly stated, pride) he read about the Victoria Falls and Zimbabwe and he is reported to have said on returning to Rhodesia that he had never realised what an...
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Post from: ORAFs
Category: Nostalgia
Tags: 1931, advertising, rhodesia
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Posted on May 01, 2016

AC2 - LEONARD FISH

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AC2 LEONARD FISH.

ORAFs has been granted permission to share the Log Book of AC2, Leonard Fish who had trained at Mount Hampden, Rhodesia from May 1945 until July of 1945.

Leonard was then moved to no. 20 Cranborne in the August of 1945 and was then withdrawn from Air Crew Training.
The Log Book is filled with great details such as aircraft and tail numbers, who accompanied Leonard on these flights as well as hours logged as well as the...
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Post from: ORAFs
Category: Nostalgia
Tags: leonard fish, mount hampden rhodesia, ww2
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Posted on Apr 18, 2016

RHODESIANS KEEN INTEREST IN...

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Rhodesians' Keen Interest in Military Matters...

Repeated Response to Empire's call to arms.

In The 50 years of Southern Rhodesia's history there are few things on which the people of the Colony can be more warmly commended than on the interest they have taken in military matters. In this century there has been little danger of a positive military character for inland Rhodesia, and the people of the Colony could have rested quite secure in...
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Post from: ORAFs
Category: Nostalgia
Tags: ist rhodesia regiment, rhodesia horse regiment, rhodesia native regiment
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Posted on Feb 28, 2016
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