Tag Archives: Camp Evans

Escaping the monsoon rains

The Memorial Day forecast called for rain all day in Washington, DC. That made me think of the song I wrote in Vietnam in 1967 when I was a rifle platoon leader with the First Cavalry Division, “When’s the sun gonna shine … Continue reading

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“When’s the Sun Gonna Shine on Camp Evans ?”

          These past three festivals we’ve been to—Burning River Fest in Cleveland, the Undaunted Weekend in Bladensburg, MD, and most recently, the Hyattsville (MD) Arts Festival—trying to talk to people and sell books in the rain—remind … Continue reading

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Honoring Veterans

  For the third year in a row, I spent Veterans Day on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. in the Memorial Day Writers’ Project tent (www.memorialdaywritersproject.com) near the Vietnam Memorial where a dozen of us honored our veterans with … Continue reading

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