Monthly Archives: November 2016

Rocky Maine Coast

Acadia National Park best exemplifies the Maine coast. A family get together was our excuse for making the extra drive. Out of Washington,  D.C., we shuttled along the Atlantic coast, making Bar Harbor, Maine, our last stop. A town named … Continue reading

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The Tie That Binds

This is about Internet television, how it came to be, and what’s wrong with it. Start with some history. Fifty years ago, when I first became acquainted with cable television, the concept was quite simple. You wanted TV, you put … Continue reading

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Tragic Ground

Until summer in 1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania was a sleepy crossroads town. Then Confederate General Robert E. Lee moved his Army of Northern Virginia across the Mason-Dixon Line into Union territory. Union soldiers on patrol encountered Confederate troops west of the town, and … Continue reading

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Texas Family in Washington

In town to honor a family member’s retirement from the United States Air Force, the family enjoyed a day touring the Washington, D.C. Capitol complex. Here, more or less in sequence, are some photos. Our guide for the day was Marilyn … Continue reading

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Where Laws Are Made

In town to attend a family function, guest of our niece Dawn Brotherton, we were treated to a grand tour of the nation’s Capitol Building. This is where Congress meets (Senate and House of Representatives), and it’s worth the trip … Continue reading

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