Tag Archives: Panama Canal Zone

Wooden Bird Cages

We were stationed in Panama Canal Zone (1960’s) and my Dad was the XO at the Marine Barracks. (He later became CO). He decided to make these beautiful parrot cages, to house the beautiful parrots who decided to join our family. … Continue reading

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My Oral Family History

I am collecting my family stories that recounted to me. Every Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter, the white Haviland China comes out, along with the silver service, and we would set the table. As the family sat down for the holiday meal, my mother … Continue reading

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Queen of the Marines Part 2 Panama Canal Zone

 Stationed during the 1960’s in the Panama Canal Zone, my parents attended the yearly Marine Corps Ball. With the humid weather and trade winds blowing, a bouffant hairdo rarely stayed in place for more than a few hours. My mother scheduled … Continue reading

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