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Unique Travel: Georgia Edition

We love our jobs and thank goodness for that because between Patrick spending 80+ hours there a week and me working full time- we spend more time at the hospital than at home. 774 more words

James Rawlinson

Perhaps a more appropriate title would be The Times of James Rawlinson, for there is indeed very little information about the man himself.  He left no writings, no account of his life, and no one chronicled his story for posterity.  2,017 more words

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

Chickamauga, More Than A Bass Lake

You can imagine my surprise when I agreed to go crappie fishing and my friends told me we were going to Chickamauga Lake. Chickamauga is known as one of the best largemouth bass lakes in the southeastern United States. 318 more words


6-pdrs from Liège - A walk-around

Earlier I introduced this fine bronze cannon and it’s peculiar origin:

This cannon represents the 8th Indiana Battery at Chickamauga.  Let’s do a formal walk around this Belgian cannon, noting the features and markings.  840 more words

American Civil War

Give Me A Minute - How To Fail As A Leader - The Army of Tennessee

I enjoy reading about the Civil War. If you don’t, move on I guess. I wrote an article a few weeks ago about what I think should happen to the monuments that some people want to pull down. 643 more words

Stuff I Write

A trip to Europe, looking at foundries: The 1840 Ordnance Commission

Last week’s post about foreign 6-pdr field guns was a “resource” post, if not an outright setup posting.  Sort of a background discussion leading me up to some points about European cannons and influences upon American designs.  1,271 more words

American Civil War