History in Films

Two of my passions are historical fiction and movies.  When you combine those, you can bet that I’ll be buying a ticket.  Over the holidays, I saw two movies with World War II settings.  I’m always eager to view this kind of movie because I recognize that recreating a period in time presents a filmmaker […]

The Lesson of Christmas Travel

I trudged up the steps, set my suitcases by the door, my eyes tired from a day of arduous travel.   It was almost midnight, three days before Christmas.
My day had started at 0530 when I checked out of my hotel in Killeen, Texas, outside the gates of sprawling Fort Hood. I had arrived in Texas […]

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