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Wye Oak (Video of the day)

I am a fan of the series, “The Walking Dead” so naturally I like the music that is played on the show. Here is one from the show called, “Civilian.”


old friends, new lives

Yesterday, I watched my cousin graduate from the Air Force Academy with the class of 2015. That means it’s been 6 years since I graduated. It also means a lot of my classmates have separated, or are thinking about separating. 592 more words


Review: “A Not So Happy Ending”

Review of Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War, by Brian Matthew Jordan

The devastation of the American Civil War is well known; casualties in that fraternal bloodbath exceeded 750,000 and the South was wrecked. 1,336 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

Seven members of Yemeni family killed in Saudi-led strike: residents

From Reuters, May 2015

CAIRO/ADEN, YEMEN – Seven members of a family were killed in an overnight strike by Saudi-led warplanes on a border village in northern Yemen, residents said, as heavy clashes erupted across the frontier after Houthi fire killed one Saudi citizen. 208 more words

World At WAR

William Child and the Grand Review

Yesterday marked the 150th anniversary of the Army of the Potomac’s Grand Review through the streets of Washington, D.C.  William Child, Surgeon of the 5th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, who had just weeks earlier witnessed the assassination of President Lincoln in Ford’s Theater, was there to participate in the parade. 423 more words



I’m never really sure how to respond to things like Memorial Day.

To start with, I am not a veteran. I have never been to war. 1,189 more words