Monthly Archives: July 2013

Oil, Steam, Steel, and a Toddler’s Memory

Ever see a ghost?  I did.  Not only saw it, but came back and visited with my camera and have the pictures to prove it. From just after my birth until I was about 3, we lived in a garage … Continue reading

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In Loving Memory and Profound Gratitude for the Life of Marschall Caven Rivers, 1945-1999

Marschall and his Grandmother, early 1990’s provided by his niece. NOTE:  The following is a reconstruction of a piece I wrote to the Texarkana Gazette in 1999 after receiving news of Marschall’s death from my mother.  Whilst that article remains somewhere in items … Continue reading

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Gettysburg, and some personal thoughts on Gen. Robert E. Lee

150 years ago today the outcome of the American Civil War was decided on the battlefield of Gettysburg. Don’t you find it rather strange that Lee is considered by many great scholars and military historians as one of the greatest … Continue reading

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