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Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest

Sometimes a blog post is a few weeks in the making. This is one of those posts.  It started a few weeks ago with a visit to the… 512 more words

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RATIONS 100 DAYS! #50

We are half-way through this little booklet of Rations. Hard to believe it has passed so quickly. The booklet is getting a little more beat up as the journey continues. 524 more words

A Refreshing Regroup

Well it’s been a few days since my last session at the workbench and I think the new routine is suiting me well. For the first time, we took a family vacation and not one model was invited to the party. 275 more words

Model Airplanes

Learning the Art of War - The Basics

During the first two weeks of April, 1942, the war news was pretty bleak.

In Europe, Adolf Hitler was planning a summer offensive against Russia’s oil fields in the Caucasus and a move to seize Stalingrad. 3,652 more words

WWII

Why Authors Should Read, Read, Read.

I don’t know how other authors find their muse, stay inspired and focused while they craft their 300-400 page megillah – for you non-Yiddish speakers, a megillah is slang for a long-winded story – but for me it’s about studying… 494 more words

Major League Flannel in the Foxhole?

As we draw to a close of what has been an exciting baseball season at both the major league and minor league level (at least it has been for me and the teams that I follow), I am reminded that I have experienced some success of my own in acquiring selected military baseball items. 1,510 more words

Ephemera

Review: Mrs. Roosevelt's Confidante

Mrs. Roosevelt’s Confidante by Susan Elia MacNeal

Bantam, 2015.  Trade paperback, 337 pages.

To start, I hated waiting seventeen months from the fourth book in this series to this title last fall!  426 more words

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