Donnie Marler hails from southern Missouri. A lover of Harley's, pool games in smoky bars, cold beer with good friends, and his kids and grandchildren. He's a free spirit that lives for the wind in his face, love, laughter, and the road less traveled.
A gentle life lesson from my father.
Brendan and Papa paint his new room!
A new feature about life and love in the heartland of America.
Young lovers in the country can face unexpected intrusions.
My father and I share a special family tradition at Christmas.
We lost our home to a fire two weeks before Christmas in 1969. Despite the loss, it was a special Christmas.
A young man returning from war touched my life and my heart over thirty-five years ago.
Christmas memories, old and new.
A chance meeting between a famed General and a dogface soldier near the end of WWII.
Opening of German Archive awaited with eagerness tempered by trepidation.