Love and war have long been a part of February 29th's history. Published February 28 2012
The Oscars' big winner in 1940 was about the Civil War, "Gone With the Wind" Published February 25 2012
Marie Colvin was killed in Homs, Syria. It should surprise no one that Ms. Colvin died in one of the worst of the war-torn areas of the world today; she knew the story was important. Published February 22 2012
Dave Blanchette, Lincoln Presidential Library, is quick to point out the film is merely a vehicle – and a weird one at that – to interest people in the subject of Lincoln Published February 17 2012
Originally all Valentines were handmade, including many sent by soldiers from the North and the South. Published February 13 2012
In March 1865 as the Civil War was nearly over, the steamer SS General Lyon returning home with Union soldiers sank off Cape Hatteras with only 29 of the 600 passengers surviving. Published February 7 2012
General Beauregard Lee is a groundhog that swaggers in the way of Rhett Butler but whose quiet demeanor reminds one more of Ashley Wilkes. Published February 1 2012
Martha Boltz is a frequent contributor to the long running Civil War features in The Washington Times America At War feature in the print and online editions. She has been a regular contributor to the original Civil War Page and ...Read More
Contributions to the Communities Sports desk from readers.
Oxbow, with him long time winning jockey Gary Stevens, pulled out his most spectacular win in the 138th Preakness Stakes.
Some say Orb is a shoo-in, but not if Departing and Mylute have anything to say about it.
Kyle Love, defensive tackle for the Patriots, was released just days after finding out that he has diabetes.
Orb should take the second jewel in the Triple Crown with ease on Saturday.
Happiness is attainable. Morning to night. I love to teach, deal with folks that have an issue and really wish to tackle it and write.
How does our 50th state view D.C. politics?
Political centrist who tells it like it is
"Critical thinking is thinking about your thinking while you're thinking in order to make your thinking better." - Dr. Richard Paul
Life lessons, adventures, people places and observations as I undertake my personal quest to travel to 100 or more countries before I die.