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How to tell if you are on the wrong side of history; a simple visual test… part 1…

If you look at this painting and think to yourself, yeah, brave American soldiers, defending America, and you are looking at the guys in grey, you are on the wrong side of history. If, however, you are looking at the … Continue reading

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Dear Southerners, please remember that people who surrender aren’t heroes, according to Trump…

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Hey, Trump! A simple guide to telling the difference between Revolutionary and Confederate leaders… part 2…

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Hey, Trump! A simple guide to telling the difference between Revolutionary and Confederate leaders… part 1…

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Let’s take a break from sunsets… an art break…

While I was in the Bay Area, I pulled out some old watercolor art to work on. I can’t wait until I finish that one, and mount it on a nice piece of varnished wood… or maybe gold foil… or … Continue reading

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Hey Trump, here are some other people who could have stopped the American civil war… you moron…

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Storm troopers through history… part 8…

Members of the Stormtroop family served in the American civil war. I even managed to track down a rare color photograph of one of them…

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Name that piece of Art… part 31…

Our game is entering a new phase. This is where we combine your ingenuity for coming up with clever names for my works of ‘Art’ with my ability to combine my love of history… and, yes, military history… with my … Continue reading

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I went back in time… part 4…

These are the last of the pictures that Uncle Bert took at the civil war reenactment. I love that one. He used a Photoshop filter to give it the sepia tones of the old photos from that era. I still … Continue reading

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I went back in time… part 3…

Yup… they actually let me put the explosive primer caps into the top of the cannon and pull the lanyard that ignited the charge and set off the gunpowder inside the cannon. That is the actual cannon that was used during … Continue reading

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