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Undaunted … we move forward to battle …

Undaunted (by the rain), throngs of people moved across the bridge and past our tent, hurrying to battle – the reenactment of the 1814 Battle of Bladensburg, when British troops overwhelmed our forces and raced into Washington, D.C. to burn … Continue reading

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A Curiosity Shop

If you think you’ve seen it all, you should have been down by the train station at the Riverdale Park, Maryland, ArtsFest2012 on Sunday. It was an excellent place to explore curiosities and treasures. • Artist Clarke Bedford from Hyattsville, … Continue reading

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A 2010 retrospective and a 2011 resolution

An e-mail from a book festival site alerted me to the article from Publisher’s Weekly regarding the top-selling fiction and nonfiction books for 2010 (http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/print/20110103/45644-the-2010-decision-bush-larsson-tops.html).  Out of the ten fiction selections, I have only three left to read thanks to Stieg Larsson … Continue reading

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