How many friends have you hidden on social media since the last political election or worse yet, how many folks are you no longer talking to on social media or face to face due to political views? It would be a rare person these days who hasn't entered the political fray in one way or another, … [Read more...]
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How do you like this picture of the Washington Monument? Yes, I know. It doesn't look right, does it? At the point this picture was taken the construction had been suspended. In fact, the monument sat for 25 years with no action whatsoever. Of course, knowing that the above picture was … [Read more...]
Dr. Esther Clayton Lovejoy was in Douglasville, Georgia on the night of Sunday, May 26, 1918. What? Her name doesn’t ring a bell with you? Dr. Lovejoy was quite the star on the speaking circuit during the last six months of World War I. My local paper, the Douglas County Sentinel stated, … [Read more...]
In the years leading up to World War I there lived in a little Alabama town three young men who were known all around town as best friends. They did everything together, so it was no surprise when they grew to manhood they entered the railway division of the postal service. George T. Booth was … [Read more...]