Monthly Archives: May 2015

Objects of Love and Memory

I have recently read a book of short essays called The Secret Life of Objects by Dawn Raffel.  The author reflects on objects around her home that have significance.  These are things she inherited from her mother who recently passed … Continue reading

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Sesquicentennial Celebration of the Civil War and Reconstruction Revisited

I was privileged to be able to attend events here in Knoxville this last weekend to celebrate the Sesquicentennial (150 years) of the ending of the Civil War.   The “Blue & Gray Reunion and Freedom Jubilee” events were all … Continue reading

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