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The Gentle Art of Love Making

In previous posts I’ve mentioned my passion for collecting photos and images that represent bits of days gone by. Postcards are a favorite collectible for me, because: 349 more words

My Life

February 10 in San Antonio history...

A resolution is passed by city council to donate 40 acres of ground to the military on the eastern  portion of the city, on the site of the government corral near the present site of the post.   65 more words


The Defence of Soulbrois

By 3pm on the 6th of August 1870 General Frossard was generally comfortable with the deployment of his forces, even if his corps was not fully concentrated. 1,422 more words

Battle Report

BHL en flagrant-délire

Le lendemain de ‘Acte 1 des Gilets Jaunes, Le Philosophe à double majuscule faisait un discours sur le sujet devant les élites (vous remarquerez la minuscule…) de la Nation (1). 2,501 more words


Brick From First Court House Used

The Gazette
October 5, 1939

Did you know that the two corner brick buildings on the court house square were constructed in 1870 from the brick that were used in the construction of the first parish court house, built in 1842. 16 more words

Newspaper Articles

When the French declared war on Prussia in 1870, they were overconfident.

This painting by Anton von Werner shows German Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm contemplating the corpse of French General Abel Douay, on the first day of the Franco-Prussian War in August 1870. 747 more words