In Freedom’s Cause

In view of the political campainges going on I thought this quote highly appropriate: “These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crises, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, […]

Alamo of the Argonne

Haggard American doughboys listened as a deep German baritone ticked off the roll call, voices echoing through swirling mist. The scheme was intended to stupefy the trapped soldiers: to mesmerize them into thinking they were surrounded when only a few hundred of Major Hunicken’s 254th Regiment were closing the ring. Like a hammer on anvil […]

Autumn Leaves

If I have a favorite season, I think it must be Fall. Winter is too bleak. Summer too scorching. But Fall is perfect. One October morn I strolled through the woods, trees towering above me, sunlight slanting through scarlet leaves. Leaves. Everywhere leaves were drifting, sifting, swirling, whirling, a¬†collage of leaves: gold, orange, crimson, maroon. […]