Places You’ve Known All Your Life

The fun part of being on vacation in an area in which you grew up is that you get to go to places you've known all your life. Unfortunately, I am discovering that there are very few places like that left in Crescent City. The same can be said about the town I really grew … Continue reading Places You’ve Known All Your Life


The Black Confederate

The Reno Gazette-Journal ran a story about a local Civil War reenactor's group educating grade school students. In the article, one of the reenactor's made the comment that there were no African-American's fighting for the Confederacy during that war. Knowing this to be inaccurate, I penned a letter-to-the-editor pointing out this mistaken belief. I truly … Continue reading The Black Confederate