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Return to Appomattox

In April of 1865, an early morning rain drenched the countryside. It left behind a bone-piercing chill and a low hanging, misty fog. The place, Appomattox Court House, Virginia. 650 more words

"Enthusiastic Rejoicing of the People"

One hundred and fifty years ago today, General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General U.S. Grant, ending the Civil War. For Hattie Bigelow, and the people in the northern states, this was a joyous day. 513 more words

Wisconsin

R.I.P Rosco P Coltraine

As sure as some made there CB radio debut after watching Convoy then others it was after watching the Dukes Of Hazard. And within the show was the sheriff who was always trying to catch the Dukes for there misdemeanours. 46 more words

Citizens Band Radio

The Journey & The Surrender

As I’m trying form my thoughts into words for this first blog post in the April series “Appomattox & The Long Road Home,” my feelings are mixed. 1,505 more words

American Civil War

Space Hazzard

This wonderful classic space Dodge Charger* is the collaborative work of Kristi and Cody at Custom Bricks and C3Brix respectively. Kristi has been hard at work knocking up some most excellent decals to decorate Cody’s Charger design. 64 more words

Lego

Snow, Sledding and Fear Mongering

This weekend Jax took part in a winter right of passage.  His first time out in the snow in his little toboggan. The first sledding experience of a child’s life is one of the most exciting events of growing up. 475 more words