An elderly Russian man was quietly laid to rest outside Moscow last spring. No crowd mourned him. No news articles reported his passing.
holy cow history
It had been a terrible day. Confederate troops roared into Gettysburg, Pa. Outnumbered Union defenders resisted as long as they could. But the Southern tide was too strong.
Fall is finally here (though you’d never know it from the thermometer). With September dwindling down to its final days, it’s a good time to share something I recently discovered.
Everybody deserves a summer break. Even writers! A little time away from the keyboard unclutters the mind and cleanses the editorial palate.
If you’re Protestant and were raised in the South during the 20th Century, you likely grew up singing this hymn:
Come to the church by the wildwood,