Just Pepper and Bear
Patriot spy and enslaved African American, James Lafayette, was instrumental in helping defeat the British during the American Revolution.
“It is the parting of friends, not the dread of death that moves us. Edwin Coppock.”
Washington’s written accounts reveal years with Lee through intense conflict created this unusual bond…
On this Memorial Day, I am taking the time to remember Ozzie, the sailor who lost his life on a less than glorious battlefront
Our precarious journey continued with the boat’s engine sputtering with every upsurge. The South China Sea was determined to end our exodus
My new blogging topic will focus on reexamining the history and culture of my childhood and where my sons call home, Ohio, Iroquois for “good river.”
Baba was Diane’s daily companion, her playmate, and her mentor. Diane would follow her around, mirroring her every move and begging her to tell tales, “Povec mne prepovitku.”
I feel the girl drown under eons of good intention-
“Ciho beč.” She said while lighting a candle. Warm scented beeswax wafted through the room. There was no more talking. The tiny flame glowed brightly, illuminating the librarian’s face as she introduced a new author.
The current political and social climate has kept some of our best and brightest leaders from wanting to serve in public office. So, now more than ever, veterans and their spouses should consider serving in new leadership roles once again.