Haiti Lets Get it Right

Let’s set the fact straight on Haiti. Haiti is a small nation south of the United States. A former French Colony used for growing sugar. The Haitian Revolution was a successful anti-slavery and anti-colonial insurrection by self-liberated slaves against French colonial rule in Saint-Domingue, now the sovereign nation of Haiti. Wikipedia Dates: Aug 21, 1791 – Jan…

Cold, So Cold

We Knoxvillians experience so much cold this past week, as we entered into the newyear. I happened at this same time to be an attendee of a wedding on New Year’s Eve in Neenah, Wisconsin. The highs for the day were averaging 1 degree down to the negative teens at night with wind chills down…

Spooks

There is a song performed by Johnny Cash that I always enjoyed in younger days called Riders on the Storm. I never associated it with a battlefield until a listener called in to tell me his story as a backender (electronic Spook) for the USA. After the end of World War Two there was a…

DR. Seuss Goes to War

The Cat in the Hat, Horton Hears a Who, and Green Eggs and Ham. You have probably read them all! Did you know, Theodor Seuss Geisel was a World War II editorial cartoonist in 1941 and 1942? His cartoons have been restored from decades of being hidden in forgotten files in a book by: Richard…