In my novel, Faded Lines of Gray, John Yates Beall leaves fiancée Martha O’Bryan in the spring of 1862. When the story next picks up the action, he is a Confederate privateer on the Chesapeake Bay in the fall of 1863. 655 more words
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Dogs from around the globe are hoping to make a big splash this weekend in Dubuque, Iowa, where this year’s DockDog World Championships are being held. 156 more words
Abigail Bryne struggles to blow out a luminary following a candlelight ceremony along the Mississippi riverwalk in Dubuque, Iowa, Wednesday November 6, 2013.
Tonight, while about 15 adults braved the cold beginning of a Midwest winter to discuss the mind-staggeringly high and disproportionate amount of children and teenagers still in need of permanent housing in this country, I got to chase a few of the fortunate ones around with my camera. 122 more words