Daily Archives: July 13, 2008

Mementos

Untitled document On my pilgrimage to Gettysburg, I did manage to procure a couple of mementos of the trip. One thing I brought back was a replica of a Confederate cavalry saber. My youngest boy had already prevailed upon me … Continue reading

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Party Animal

Untitled document A British businessman who installed a swimming pool for his family got a bit of a surprise when the first swimmer turned out to be an escaped bull. The dramatic pool-party took place on Friday. Work had just … Continue reading

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Hallowed Ground

Untitled document I rousted the family out early, ignoring their grumbling. The weather report promised highs in the upper 80s, but without too much humidity. Still, I thought it would be good to arrive early and beat both the crowds … Continue reading

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Long Drive

Untitled document We covered 2,867 miles on our trip and finished a final 22 hour drive just after 7am this morning. A couple of hours of sleep has done little to erase the sheer fatigue of a very long drive. … Continue reading

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