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A Cup of Kindness

Happy New Year!

We’re in the midst of a frigid early January in most of the eastern United States. The year is still new, however. I like to make resolutions in early winter. 302 more words



A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to be part of the Beans Podcast, run by three friends and updated twice a week. I appeared as one of two guests to speak on a subject of our choosing and to join in the general banter. 362 more words

The Pilgrimage

A soft-sided, well worn, briefcase
sits slouched in a closet corner,
one side agape, a red lanyard
hastily stuffed inside –
occupational identification.

A row of black, brown and gray… 104 more words


Game Recap: Aztecs stun No. 12 Gonzaga, you, me, everyone else

The court storming was denied, with extreme prejudice.

As the final tenth of a second ticked off in the San Diego State men’s basketball team’s 72-70 upset of No. 930 more words

Game Recap

The Union's Great Crisis: The Fall of '62

Most of our “turning points” have focused on a single event, but if we widen the lens and look at the broader pendulum swings of the Civil War, certainly fewer periods of the conflict had more at stake than the fall of 1862. 270 more words

Albert Sidney Johnston’s Death and Legacy

Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome back guest author Sean Chick.

One of the highlights of Metairie Cemetery in New Orleans is the Army of Tennessee Tumulus, the last resting place for a number of veterans of the western armies. 1,935 more words

Now Available: Turning Points of the American Civil War

We’ve received word from our partners at Southern Illinois University Press that “books are in the warehouse.” Turning Points of the American Civil War… 540 more words