Before my sister and I became ‘tweens, teenagers, young adults, thirtysomethings, and now middle aged, we were adolescents (which, I just learned, was the name of an ’80s American punk band). During those formative years, we educated ourselves by watching black and white television and periodically accompanying our parents to the drive-in theater. I won’t delve … Continue reading
Tomorrow, January 29, 2016, Disney releases The Finest Hours, based on the book The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue by Casey Sherman and Mike Tougias. The book, and I’m presuming the film since I haven’t seen it yet, tell the tale of “the greatest small-boat rescue … Continue reading
There is nothing more exciting than coming across family members across time. Recently I came across the photograph above. I had seen it before in books about the American Civil War but never realized there was a Bangs family member pictured. George Henry Bangs, the gaunt looking figure standing in the left of the photograph, … Continue reading
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