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An image of Christmas Past… that is just as powerful today

December 24, 2008 by

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Well, I think that’s about enough “trimmings.” Just want to leave you for the day with this image (one of several Civil War Christmas images in the larger collection of images from Harpers Weekly available at The Civil War). While it fits well with the Civil War theme of this blog, I think it says a […]

Account of Christmas Dancing in Page County, 1864

December 24, 2008 by

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As a part of “trimming the blogs” today, over at Avenue of Armies, I just tossed in a short story of a rather busy Christmas dance circuit in Page County during the winter of 1864. The virtual snow against the black backdrop looks nice over there, though not quite as much impact as with the snow photo […]

“It’s not for eatin’, it’s just for lookin’ through”

December 18, 2008 by

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Borrowing a phrase from The Outlaw Josey Wales, I’m thinking of a metaphor… in terms of blogging… specifically, I’m thinking of comment boxes in blogs. What are comment boxes for? Are they just for looking at or are they there for a reason? To me, interaction with readers is a significant part of blogging. Perhaps I should […]