Tag Archives: Southerners

150 Years

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the most devastating war America has ever fought. On April 9, 1865, General Robert E. Lee signed the instrument of surrender at Appomattox Courthouse and General Ulysses S. Grant accepted the … Continue reading

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A Change of Seasons

Well, we have finally moved from the “cold” season to the “warm.” Many new to the Sunshine State bemoan the fact that we have “no seasons” down here. Some have gone on to say they miss the turning of the … Continue reading

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My Maternal Grandfathers

Yesterday, I wrote about my paternal grandfathers.  Today, I must tell the stories of my mother’s fathers and their fathers.  Their stories are just as interesting and possibly more critical to my being here than those of my Cuban ancestors. … Continue reading

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