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Tomahawk and Crown: Part 2: Chapter 31

We arrived back at the Augsburg at a little past noon.  Andrews had the farm boy GI’s take the Gasoline drum from the back of the truck and bring it to the conference room where the Crown’s trunk was held. … Continue reading

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Tomahawk and Crown: Part 2: Chapter 30

Chapter 30 Well, not exactly empty. The velvet lined case held clear indents of where the Crown, Scepter and Orb had been kept along with a few pieces of cloth and what I was told later was St. Stephen’s Sword. … Continue reading

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Tomahawk and Crown: Part 2: Chapter 29

Colonel Pajtas and Granville had a history. Granville had been assigned to take Pajtas and his men into custody. Pajtas and his men had treated him with arrogance and disrespect. Granville had to remind them that they were prisoners and … Continue reading

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Rambles With Rosie: Day 9: The Ramble Home

Nine years ago, after living in New York City for the better part of thirty years, I moved back to Summit New Jersey, the town in which I grew up. The primary motivator in that move was be closer to … Continue reading

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Rambles With Rosie: Day 8: Where the Sun Don’t Shine

Shortly after I accepted Syracuse University’s offer to attend the school, they sent me a small booklet about what life would be like there. I remember nothing about what was in it except they had a lexicon of terms that … Continue reading

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Rambles With Rosie: Day 7: The Promised Land

My father despised the movie the Sound of Music. Actually, to be fair he was not a lover of musical in general. Who goes around life singing at the top of their lungs. But he particularly hated the Sound of … Continue reading

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Rambles with Rosie: Day 6: Patent Pending

Yesterday was a driving day. Our goal was not to see specific sites but one where the whole idea was to see what sites presented themselves to us along the way The hope was that we would things we had … Continue reading

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Rambles with Rosie: Day 5: You Can’t Get There From Here

In every town we have passed through in our trip I invariably see monuments to those who fought in the World Wars. Here in New England I have seen many memorials to those who perished during the Civil War. I … Continue reading

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Rambles with Rosie: Day 4: The Pine Tree State

Our first day we had torrential rains. The second day gave us freezing cold weather with gale force winds. The third day, made us forget the weather of the previous two days because it was as near a perfect spring … Continue reading

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Ramblin with Rosie: Day 3: Boston

The first images we ever saw of Rosie was a video that our breeder sent to us when she was about 4 weeks old. It was of her and her littermates on a large blanket on a sunny afternoon. Her … Continue reading

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