Tag Archives: the War Between the States

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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It’s Another Year

Well, until today, I was older than my best friend, Paul.  Today, he is as old as I am.  Unfortunately, we both went over the hill a long time ago.  In other words, we are a couple of old fa…  … Continue reading

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Cedar Key

One of my favorite places to fly for an afternoon or evening visit is a place in the crook of Florida’s Big Bend region. Where the coast turns more southerly, there is a sleepy little town called Cedar Key. I like … Continue reading

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Canceled Flights on the Horizon

Today’s technology is amazing. I can sit in my living room here in Florida and read papers from all around the world. You have to like that. There is nothing more satisfying than acquiring more knowledge, regardless of where the … Continue reading

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The Owl Hoot Trail

Book two opens with Cliff and his new bride making their way back to Georgia.  Cliff comes home to find the situation grimmer than the short message of his mother’s telegram.  This leads to more adventure for Cliff as he … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, 1621 to 2010

This holiday has certainly changed in modern times. Today, we look forward to turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes, and our other favorite vegetables, along with pumpkin pie and more. Typically, we follow up with a good visit with family and … Continue reading

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