Category Archives: History

OUR CONFEDERATE BROTHERS IN ARMS

Bruce Almighty of the Georgia clan recently sent me this thought-provoking article. I knew its contents but share them with you. I was born south of the fabled Mason-Dixon Line and am only too familiar with the War of Northern … Continue reading

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The Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick PBS Premier: Sun. 9/17

 Difficult to know if this 18-hour, 10-part documentary will please or anger. The byline “No Single Truth” may not go over well in 2017 since a fair slice of the population prefers to see things in tunnel vision.  I’ll be … Continue reading

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Old Navy T-Day menus

Happy Thanksgiving Day!  I put together a little pdf booklet of twelve vintage Navy menu’s served to sailors on Thanksgiving Day from 1900-1950.  Maybe someone you know served on these ships.  The menus didn’t change much. To view, click link … Continue reading

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THE CONFEDERACY–A TRIBUTE TO AMERICA’S VALOR

Lost in all the kerfluffle over Charleston’s atrocious racial shooting recently, the insidious mindset of politicians (both stripes) came to life and determined something-anything- needed to be done to prevent this from ever happening again. Our President trotted out a long … Continue reading

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