Lunchtime Laudable: War Horse

Since I announced that I’m leaving my current job later this summer, there are times when I get a big pang of sadness…usually when I realize I’ve come upon a “last”.  While I won’t miss my last 10 meeting day, I realized yesterday that I was witnessing my last Broadway load in as the crewContinue reading “Lunchtime Laudable: War Horse”

A Yankee’s first Civil War re-enactment: the silly and the serious

I went to a Civil War re-enactment on Saturday.  It’s taken me a while to figure out how to blog about it; how to strike the right tone of respectful and incredulous. I grew up in New England.  The war I studied as a kid (and remember studying) is the Revolutionary War.  For me, theContinue reading “A Yankee’s first Civil War re-enactment: the silly and the serious”

Day 11 & 12 in France: Bayeux and Normandie

1/4 and 1/5/13 Bayeux was our home base for two nights, and while we had a good time there, I would give a word of advice to travelers going to the Normandy area in January; everything is closed, what little is open takes a nice siesta at lunch, and there’s not much to do onceContinue reading “Day 11 & 12 in France: Bayeux and Normandie”