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We Have Done Well Enough: July 4th at Gettysburg

“Dead men and plenty here – and I saw plenty of them in all shapes on the field – Help to wound & Kill men then Patch them up I could show more suffering here in one second than you will see in a Life…” Elbert Corbin, Union Soldier at Gettysburg 1st Regiment, Light Artillery, N. 1,977 more words


Eureka: I Struck Silver!

After the last post I struck silver!  Hint:  It’s just what the doctor ordered . . . stay tuned.


Still Searching For The Silver Frame

I continue to struggle with articulating my thoughts on the suicide of Robin Williams and the pursuit of happiness. I sense there is something noteworthy but haven’t been able to overcome the quintessential challenge for any writer (professional or novice) – to say what I want to say, how I want to say it. 252 more words


Learning from Failure

Change your stinking thinking

The book of Proverbs in the Old Testament tells us that the way we think determines who we are: “As he thinketh in his heart, so is he. 762 more words

Spiritual Transformation

Lincoln (2012)

“Euclid’s first common notion is this: ‘Things which are equal to the same thing are equal to each other.’ That’s a rule of mathematical reasoning. It’s true because it works; has done and always will do. 428 more words


Letter to Lincoln shows Ho-Chunk diplomacy, integrity

Letter to President Abraham Lincoln from 58 Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) tribal members in 1864.

One hundred and fifty years ago, my Ho-Chunk people wrote to President Abraham Lincoln to tell him of their mistreatment by the federal government. 984 more words