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A personal encounter with Col. Jennings

From the Memoirs of Capt. Micah Taul, company commander in Colonel Joshua Barbee’s 7th Regiment of Kentucky Militia.  Barbee’s regiment was raised in the fall of 1812 and served in Ohio through the spring of 1813.  1,249 more words

Period Pieces

Why Alias Grace Is So Timely

**This blog post contains some spoilers!**

Alias Grace is a show about a woman who lived nearly two decades before the Civil War, a time that seems far off from where we are today. 689 more words


Babylon Berlin | Episode One Review

Babylon Berlin takes place in the late 1920s in Germany at a time when the country and the world was recovering from the most devastating conflict to date. 559 more words


Pontius Cominus’ Extraordinary Day

By Sarah Levesque

Word Count: 3638

Rating: PG (wartime imagery)

Summary: A fictional account of a Roman hero.

The water was cool, a welcome change from the dusty heat elsewhere. 3,627 more words


Top Five Friday: Period Dramas- Film

I love history, so it follows that I love period dramas. Fortunately, there are a lot of them out there, and they often have a high production value so they look and sound wonderful. 881 more words


Air and Lighter than Air

By Lawrence S. Howe, with M. C. Pehrson

Word Count: 1168

Rating: G

Summary: A story of one boy’s dream of flying.

Dougherty’s Flying Field was the first airfield I can remember, and it was little better than a few acres of pastureland with several hangars and a shack that passed for an operations office. 1,147 more words


Days 4 & 5 of 10 Days to 500 Anime

On Day 4, I watched  From up on Poppy Hill.  You’ll be amused to learn that I did not find an English sub or dub and had to watch it raw.  493 more words