Category: Nebraska

Dead American on the Beach

Beginning of the End Day

“Instead of “Thank you for your service,” try, “We’re sorry you had to expend your blood, sweat, tears and toil to clean up our monumental failings.” Every time you meet one of the dwindling numbers of WWII veterans (and those of all the other magnificent little American wars we’ve fallen into), keep your mouth shut and your brain focused on peace. These “Greatest Generation” folks answered the bell and won the fight. We might not be as blessed next time.”

Remembering the Past

Remembering Bill Schock on his 100th birthday … and the 52nd anniversary of Braniff 250 in Falls City. Also …

Photo of Bill Schock

For Bill

Back in 2014, I included a chapter in my book detailing Bill Schock’s war experiences as they related to his reporting on the crash of Braniff International flight 250 in 1966.

B-17 bomber in blue sky background

More Grief

This is kind of like how I feel about my (possibly four) upcoming surgeries: I don’t want to do this,

Books Arrived

The wonderful folks at McFarland did a special rush printing for me and as soon as I get them signed

Incredible Day

So this happened: An amazing, wonderful, unique, bittersweet, laughter through tears, hugs and finely developed senses… Posted by Steve Pollock

Good Morning, Good Life!

Good morning Nebraska! Posted by Steve Pollock on Sunday, August 7, 2016

Falls City, 50 Years On

Two awesome pieces in the Lincoln, NE, Journal Star by Peter Salter explain why I'm in this neck of the

Off I Go

Off I go! Road trip to Falls City, NE, to speak in honor of victims of Braniff flight 250, crashed