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#2 Oh the Pre-Sequel

As far as I’m concerned, the Borderlands series has been one of the best on the “last gen” systems. So when Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel was announced I was super excited then realized my horror when it wasn’t going to be released on Xbone, then I remembered, I did spend almost $1200 this summer on a PC for “school”….mhmm gaming…. 247 more words


My focus on Gettysburg this fall has brought to mind, especially at this time of year, the many stories that say the battlefield is haunted. 540 more words

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Bastille Day in Verdun- Part I

Waking up in Verdun was such a peaceful experience.  I cracked the window open to let in the breeze and the glorious sunshine.  Pigeons congregated across the walkway on window sills and seemed to have their own routine. 1,395 more words


Haunted Civil War

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. While my kids were growing up, I enjoyed wearing costumes and going trick-or-treating as much as they did. My house was decked out in black and orange (my high school colors, BTW), rivaling Christmas in the decorations I displayed. 177 more words

How Should we Treat the Battlefields of the Past? Thoughts After my Trip to Belgium

I’ve just got back from a week spent feeling pensive around Belgium based British battlefields (mmm dat alliteration). I spent a good three days in and around Ypres, an area of the First World War which put roughly 200,000 British men in the ground. 781 more words

Panels: Battlefields: Night Witches

Discrimination was the least of the problems that the Night Witches of Russia would face in World War II. Learn more about these brave women… 8 more words


This Hallowed Place

Many years ago, I sat in a Japanese Junior High School bored to tears looking for a way to make the time pass faster. I had been in Japan for several months working as an English teacher, it was test week so my teaching duties were minimal but I was still required to be at my desk in the teacher’s room. 2,409 more words