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...]
History is Elementary
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If you are a regular reader you already know that I am interested in how historical events connect and weave together to form our common human fabric. I am continually amazed at how events can have far reaching consequences, some across time, and some simply across town. What at first glance … [Read more...]
I love the beach. The sand, the sparkling water, the sound and smell of the pounding surf, walking the beach with my head down hoping….hoping…. hoping for the perfect shell find. The beach at morning…the beach at night…seafood…even the sunburn…I love it all. I miss the beach, and I’m most … [Read more...]
Sometimes I wonder how much money I spent during my youth on magazines such as Tiger Beat and 16 Magazine. It was the one way I could obtain all the pin-ups I wanted of my “favs” such as the Osmonds, David Cassidy, The Bay City Rollers and Rick Springfield. I actually made the switch from buying … [Read more...]