Tag Archives: Lewis & Clark

Waiting for the Eastern Glow

It was beyond dark on the road that morning. The road was southbound Missouri Highway 7. Out where neither town nor county nor anyone else considered it worth installing streetlights. A Wall of darkness climbed to eternity on the right … Continue reading

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Across the Wide Missouri

 Oh, Shenandoah,I long to see you, Away you rolling river. Oh Shenandoah,I long to see you, Away, I’m bound away, Across the wide Missouri.   When I was a boy my parents had a huge, wooden stereo cabinet that dominated … Continue reading

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On the Home of the Kanzas

One quality my father instilled in me from an early age was a love of history. Perhaps because he was a career Army officer I came to see that much of history is the story of military conflict. Marx, on … Continue reading

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Drawing Back the Veil

I’ve always been a history aficionado. I think my father influenced me in that fascination. I remember as a boy visiting a reconstructed log cabin in Kentucky. I recall it as Abe Lincoln’s birthplace, though I see online there are … Continue reading

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