Category Archives: Civilian
Wednesday, November 27 marked another year in which a turkey received a Presidential pardon, this time from President Obama. The 2013 turkeys (there are always two nowadays–one is an alternate in case something happens to the first) are from Michigan, … Continue reading
All my friends know that I’m a “scaredy cat.” When a horror movie comes on, you can find me hiding beneath a blanket or behind the couch. To distract myself from this month’s “spooktacular” festivities, I did some research regarding … Continue reading
The parks are all closed and you are at your wit’s end trying to figure out what to do. You have watched Gettysburg about as many times as anyone could possible stomach and . . . stomach? Have I got … Continue reading
The national park closures have turned out to be great for the state park systems. I live in California, and our local news featured several interesting events at our state parks themed for Hallowe’en. California is a big place, and … Continue reading
“Snodgrass is arguably the most famous family name on the Chickamauga battlefield,” says historian Lee White.
During a recent trip to Charleston, I came across the following story, presented on a historical marker by the Historic Charleston Foundation and the African American Historical Alliance: The Seizure of the Planter
Tuesday, July 16, is the All-Star Game for Major League Baseball 2013. It is always an exciting event, full of excellent players, good baseball (mostly) and a nice sense of humor. The game itself is known as the “National Pastime.” … Continue reading