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I like taking pictures of windows. They are nice picture frames for whatever is on the other side.  Since the window is fixed in space you don’t have the flexibility to change your shot. 79 more words

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Fall Vacation - 2017

Kathy and I took a 3-week vacation in October 2017. Thanks to Joan and Cibyl for finding a place for us to stay in The Springs. 351 more words

Photos I've Taken

A Civil War Soldier's Terrifying Nightmare Reflects Chaos of Battle

As the fighting swirled near Antietam Creek on September 17, 1862, Private Charles Johnson found himself trapped in a disastrous situation. His unit, Hawkin’s Zoauves… 892 more words

Civil War

The Civil War in Frederick County (part 1)

This is the first in a series of posts about the Civil War in Frederick County, Md.

Frederick County, Md., citizens helped split the Union, but they also helped preserve it. 1,315 more words

1862: "If We Could Only Be At Home Together Once More…"

Richmond. VA

October 10th 1862

My dear Brothers.

I need scarcely tell you with what ardent love and interest our hearts have followed you during all this long period when you have been so constantly exposed to such danger, hardships, and privation. 737 more words

American Civil War

A Place for Historical Fiction: Savas Beatie Tests the Waters

Really? Savas Beatie published a novel? No way!

. . . and then I talked to publisher Ted Savas. The following is an interview concerning the publication of… 1,050 more words


Freedom's Run: A race for runners!

“Disclaimer: I received a free entry to Freedom’s Run race as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!” 493 more words