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DL Havlin to present: Flaming Florida, A land born in violence. (1520 to 1784)

Out and about: Saturday, 7/21/18, 2 PM
Sandman Book Company
16480 Burnt Store Road
Punta Gorda, FL

DL Havlin to present: Flaming Florida, I – A land born in violence. 89 more words

A Midwesterner’s Introduction to the South and Southern Food — Part 4

A Midwesterner’s Introduction to the South and Southern Food — Part 4

I was on pins and needles since I was traveling to the Wilson Family Farm to visit Ms. 359 more words


Book Review: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

Cover Description: “Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania—derailing the War Between the States and changing the nation forever. 1,223 more words


Robert Gould Shaw Memorial Day

Today, 155 Years ago, my patron saint died at Fort Wagner, South Carolina at just the ripe young age of 25. Colonel Robert Gould Shaw of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry. 15 more words


An Uncivil War: In Leadership We Don't Trust (Part 9)

This is a continuation of a disappointing series of events.  You can go to the beginning of the series here: An Uncivil War

I was getting more comfortable, but no less guarded, going out.   416 more words

Random Thoughts

July 18, 1863: Assault on Fort Wagner

We would not have his body removed from where it lies surrounded by his brave and devoted soldiers….We can imagine no holier place than that in which he lies, among his brave and devoted followers, nor wish for him better company – what a body-guard he has! 1,611 more words

Parties agree to new ceasefire deal in South Sudan's civil war, SBS News

South Sudan’s president and rebels in the country have agreed to a permanent ceasefire, to take effect within the next three days.


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