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Military Helped Attorney Realize College Was For Him After All

When James Brannen was a 17-year-old junior at Foothill High School in Bakersfield, CA, no one really expected him to attend college. That, however, was before he spent five life-changing years in the U.S. 509 more words


A Military Funeral for Dr. Sheehy

This article was copied from The Cardiff Times dated 1886…

                          Military Funeral at Ebbw Vale

The funeral of the late Dr. J. W. Sheehy, for many years a surgeon at the Victoria Works of the Ebbw Vale Company, took place on Saturday and was one of the longest ever known in the district. 285 more words

Winter's Soldiers by bradkavo

A winter sunset at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies outside of Pittsburgh, PA. Christmas wreaths are placed on each grave to mark the season. 7 more words


A Big Wave of Change

I have changed the course of history. Perhaps, the change will not be earth shattering. It could be. In my lifetime?  Possibly not. I am no longer young and have often wondered why I didn’t become a great — anything. 229 more words