Remember! Don’t Let Them Be Forgotten

Post by Doris McCraw There is something about devotion to the awareness we are meant for something bigger than ourselves. As we in the United States celebrate Memorial Day, it seemed appropriate to honor and learn about a few who did just that. Sarah Bryn Rickman has devoted many hours, days, weeks and years to … Continue reading Remember! Don’t Let Them Be Forgotten


Elusive peace…

In late 1864 and January 1865, two American Presidents on the continent – Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis -- used back-channel contacts to try to negotiate an armistice and peace agreement that would end the Civil War. Early efforts had failed, but Lincoln, haunted by all the killings, kept hoping to restore the Union short … Continue reading Elusive peace…

Seize the Moment by Cher’ley

  This blog by Cher’ley Grogg A young soldier and his commanding officer got on a train together. The only available seats were across from an attractive young women who was traveling with her grandmother. As they engaged in pleasant conversation, the soldier and the young woman kept eyeing one another; the attraction was obviously … Continue reading Seize the Moment by Cher’ley

Seeing 3 Dimentional

by Neva Bodin defines stereoscope (ster·e·o·scope [ ster-ee- uh-skohp,) as a noun and “an optical instrument through which two pictures of the same object, taken from slightly different points of view, are viewed, one by each eye, producing the effect of a single picture of the object, with the appearance of depth or relief.” I hadn’t … Continue reading Seeing 3 Dimentional


Post (c) Doris McCraw Disasters! You may be thinking I'm out of my mind, especially with all the media covering the events of the last few years. Well, that's exactly why I am writing about disasters. You see, the local library district released their book "Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region", based on the history … Continue reading Disasters

Celebrating Moms, Celebrating Women

This post by Gayle M. Irwin During my presentation and book reading last Saturday at the Natrona County Library, they sat next to young children or held babies in their arms. On the drive a few short hours later to a different community’s bookstore, one sat in the back seat of my vehicle next to … Continue reading Celebrating Moms, Celebrating Women

On the Road Again

The car was fully loaded, leaving just enough room for Jay and me.  The back seat held a small cooler for drinks, 2 camera bags, 2 duffle bags, and a bag of snacks.  In the trunk was a large cooler with food for the next few days, linens, hiking boots, a tote loaded with plate’s … Continue reading On the Road Again

“My instinct tells me, it’s coming, a perfect eclipse” — Darrah J. Perez

 Chapter One: The Provided Answers A while back, my local library was giving away free books. A lot of these books were my type of books. I completely found it bizarre. I gathered up as many of them as I could and brought them home. I never knew the depth of understanding of why this … Continue reading “My instinct tells me, it’s coming, a perfect eclipse” — Darrah J. Perez

Once again… the hard task of outlining a novel

My Civil War novel – Blessed Shadows Dark & Deep – remains in the hands of my publisher, with an October release still on schedule. In the meantime, I’ve been brainstorming the plot for my Civil War tale’s second book. In recent days, I’ve freed my plot scheming from the jail bars of my brain … Continue reading Once again… the hard task of outlining a novel

John Brown’s Intestacy

* * * * Posted by M. K. Waller * I first posted this piece on Telling the Truth, Mainly in 2010. This seems like a good time to bring it around again. *** On Old Olympus’ Towering Tops A Finn and German Viewed Some Hops. Some Say Marry Money But My Brother Says Bad … Continue reading John Brown’s Intestacy