Veterans Day: We Get To Win This Time Sir

US Army Bronze Medal

A faded Synoptic Weather Chart for the morning of Saturday, July 1, 1916 read “Light to moderate breezes between East and North, fair to dull. Some showers and mist.” A low-pressure system passing over the English Channel and onto the continent pushed a break in the rain on that first day of July. Bright yellow rays […]

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A True Halloween Horror Story: The End of Latakia

Latakia After & Before

T’was the night before Halloween and all through the flat, not a creature was stirring, not even a bat. The treat bags were hung, by the doorway with care, in hopes that good neighbors wouldput candy in there. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, while visions of peanut butter cups danced in […]

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The Golden Ticket: Two Days at The Richmond Pipe Show

Sutliff Vintage White Burley

The last breath of summer sun stretched out long over the James river in Richmond Virginia, collecting in little pools that reflected a golden glint to the travelers on Manchester bridge above. It was the first day of October and the red bricked sidewalks of the old district drank in the day’s radiance until they […]

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