I've seen, done a lot throughout the years

2013-08-28T00:00:00Z I've seen, done a lot throughout the years nwitimes.com
August 28, 2013 12:00 am

I was born in 1925 and still glad to be alive. Rode in the Model "A" and "T," DeSoto, LaSalle and Packard, too.

Saw TV on a 9-inch screen and have seen it grow to a big-as-life screen.

They talk of telephones, where you could talk and see, and lo and behold, welcome to the 21st century.

Lived through Presidents Hoover and Roosevelt and quite a few after them.

Served in World War II and the Korean War, too. Empire State building and Sears Tower too. Now there is no limit to height in the sky. Super highways with cloverleafs all over the place. Saw them build the Nine-Span over the railroad tracks and lived to see a new span taking its place. Lived to 87 and not ready for heaven.

I've seen and done a lot of things throughout the years. And for all of its faults, thank God for the USA.

- Eugene J. Hanyzewski, Highland

Copyright 2014 nwitimes.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Follow The Times

Featured Businesses

Submit a Letter to Editor

We welcome letters from readers on any issue of public interest, and make every effort to publish as many as we can and in a timely manner. The Times will publish only one letter a month from a writer, and be sure to include your name, address and a telephone number for verification. Letters should be 150 words or less. They will be edited.

Letters may be submitted:
  • Via our submission form.
  • Via e-mail.
  • Via fax: (219) 933-3249 or (219) 465-7298
  • Via mail or by hand to our offices:
    • 601 45th Ave., Munster, IN 46321
    • 2080 N. Main St., Crown Point, IN 46307
    • 1111 Glendale Blvd., Valparaiso, IN 46383
    • 3410 Delta Dr., Portage, IN 46368
    • Please mark envelopes with "Attn: Letters"

Questions?

Email Editorial Page Editor Doug Ross or call (219) 548-4360 or (219) 933-3357

Poll

Loading…

Who do you support for Porter County commissioner?

View Results