Monthly Archives: November 2014

Civil War Transcendence, part 96

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME Captain Mosby took me into his quarters and dismissed the sentry.  He offered me a seat and a glass of bourbon, which I readily accepted.  Once he had brought his chair from around … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 95

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME There was a full moon with no clouds, so I could see the road well enough to keep Beau moving in the right direction. I came to where the road branches off to … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 94

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME   “Crudely?” Mr. Newcomer yelled. “You just broke the arm of the best and most trusted servant of this household. His prowess in fighting and his brute strength has protected our family for … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 93

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME   We all retired to the parlor and settled down in the sofas and chairs. I noted that Daphne had taken a seat in a chair on the far side of the parlor … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 92

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME I was so mad at being grabbed like a common criminal when I was just trying to assist the lady into the house that I let loose with a primal scream and reacted … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 91

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME   I turned abruptly and positioned myself directly in front of Ahab. It flabbergasted him that I had out-maneuvered him. He shifted as best he could to get behind us again, and when … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day Remembrance

UNCLE KENNY On this November 11th – which we used to call “Armistice Day” when I was a kid – I got to thinking about my Uncle Kenny.  I wish I could have met the man. His official designation was … Continue reading

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Civil War Reflections, part 90

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME After a few more moments of small talk, I asked if I could take a walk to help the digestion of the wonderful food I had the privilege of partaking…and if Daphne would … Continue reading

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Civil War Reflections, part 89

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME Once in the parlor, I parked Miss Newcomer in a high-back winged chair and took a seat on a small, two-person sofa opposite her. The rest of the family followed us into the … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 88

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME The Captain and I went down the steps of the house. At the bottom of the stairs, the Captain gathered his horse’s reins from a young black servant, and we walked out to … Continue reading

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