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ice-bound meadow (haiga)

ice-bound meadow –
ribby deer
flank to flank to flank

Carpe Diem Haiku Kai:


Soz Satire's TV Choice

BBC1. 20.00: Comic Relief – Moving documentary which examines the challenges facing a man who can only satisfy his wife when she’s reading The Fantastic Four… 30 more words


New Photos in Landscapes and Vague Existance

Hello again!

It has been awhile. I have been taking advantage of the snow to get some new shots lately. Leave some feedback. I would love to hear what you think.

A Bicycle Built for the Battlefield

By Carl Whitehill – One of the things I’ve always admired about Gettysburg is the number of ways to experience the history here. And while, I’ll admit, every tour isn’t for everybody – it’s great to have options and do something different once in a while … to see life through a different lens. 787 more words


old shadows (tanka / haiga)

Version 1:

blue shadows
stagger over these fields –
into memory

in place of darkness
i nurture a fragile light  

Version 2:

old shadows: 76 more words

Monuments at Gettysburg - Context and Beyond: Gettysburg Winter Lecture

This is Ranger Troy Harman talking about the symbolism in monuments.

Troy is outstanding on the battlefield–one of my favorites.  I think he tends to get a bit carried away when lecturing, though.  36 more words


Lincoln Memorial's Rejected Design Renderings

History.com: Before Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train even arrived in his hometown of Springfield, Illinois, calls rose for a national monument in his honor. For nearly a half-century after Lincoln’s assassination, however, the movement to build a memorial to America’s 16th president in Washington, D.C., foundered as the lingering wounds of the Civil War remained raw. 70 more words