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    I don't have the warm fuzzies about the dinner...

    I don't have the warm fuzzies about the dinner table other than Thanksgivings where my brother-in-law would tell his annual joke, usually with appropriate "voices." Other times my cousin's "partner"...
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    Now there are mulitiple Kady Brownell sightings...

    Now there are mulitiple Kady Brownell sightings at New Berne, NC in March 62, from the men in her unit, the 5th RI Batallion, but that's another story....
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    Heck...they could be actresses in a play. Most...

    Heck...they could be actresses in a play. Most studio poses I've seen are actresses or as you say...patriotic posers.

    Mary Tepe was photographed on the field at Gettysburg a few days after the...
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    Cantiniere/Vivandiere photos

    I've seen the photo on the left titled as an "unidentified vivandiere." I recently found the CDV on the right. It was taken in New York, subject and date unknown. Notice the similar jackets. I don't...
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    The counter attack of safety gear for kids was...

    The counter attack of safety gear for kids was that it was made "cool" looking. My son had all the gear for dirt bike racing, Lacrosse, and skate boarding. I recently got safety shoes from the...
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    Rob, I thought that peer pressure was true...

    Rob,

    I thought that peer pressure was true about parachutes in WW I, a quick search has parachutes saving the likes of Herman Goering. The allied forces didn't issue parachutes because it was...
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    sculptor Sharon BuMann

    I was just curious about the artist of the statue...


    http://www.sharonbumann.com/about.htm
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    Dear Mrs. Lawson, I won't post anything in the...

    Dear Mrs. Lawson, I won't post anything in the whine cellar again, but I may comment on anything here. Thank you for the clarification.

    Now MY family's dinner table used to be a "wild and wooley"...
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    Imagine my embarrassment!

    "....Folks understood what whining meant, and that it was not becoming or useful. It was rather like that little short legged table with the short legged chairs, out on the screen porch, where my...
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    A factor about slavery in ancient times that may...

    A factor about slavery in ancient times that may differ from the American experience was that American slavery was race based with religious and pseudo-scientific justifications.
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    "....Its lack of a large and growing workforce.."...

    "....Its lack of a large and growing workforce.."

    One reason that slavery was ended in Brazil in 1888, lots of European immigration. Brazil had been freeing slaves over a certain age and some...
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    I think you should close down the Whine Cellar....

    I think you should close down the Whine Cellar. It's like taking a kid to the beach and making him wear rubber boots.
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    "....Nothing good ever starts out with, "I was...

    "....Nothing good ever starts out with, "I was watching the History Channel.."

    You'd better copyright that.
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    modern underware

    Wow, Mrs Lawson. With that spelling it sounds like it was made in a drop-forge shop and welded together by Local 58. Some software and programing as well. ;) WINK!!!!

    I wonder if there was...
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    The scale model appears as yet another bronzed...

    The scale model appears as yet another bronzed modern store dummy that appears to have melted at the neck. Dr. Walker posed for a good number of photos in her life and any pose might make a good...
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    That's quite a collection of photos you linked...

    That's quite a collection of photos you linked to. Thanks.
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    Tell me Mrs. Armstrong, do you think the scale...

    Tell me Mrs. Armstrong, do you think the scale model of the statue is ugly?
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    I think the actress might be wearing those Amish...

    I think the actress might be wearing those Amish lace-up boots. I don't think the wardrobe department expected me to do a screen capture of the actress leaving the stand in the courtroom. I do...
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    The trick is correcting a fellow member or best...

    The trick is correcting a fellow member or best friend that you have to drive home with after the event.
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    Nice photo Ross, I haven't seen that one before....

    Nice photo Ross, I haven't seen that one before. The Rhode Island blouses were produced for the 1st RIDM literally in days by families of the men. People obtained the material from a central source...
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    Looks like the 1st or 2nd Rhode Island. The...

    Looks like the 1st or 2nd Rhode Island. The battle shirt was THE uniform for those guys April-July 1861 and maybe beyond for the 2nd R.I.
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    How about the reenactors that do the Ghost and...

    How about the reenactors that do the Ghost and past lives shows? They have to be pulling legs.
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    "One leg at a time."

    The Chicago History Museum has this comic painting of Dr Mary Walker, found in a Chicago saloon. The title on the site states that it might be because of Dr. Walker's "male" garb and womens rights...
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    No Mrs. Lawson, you were.

    No Mrs. Lawson, you were.
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    Eggs-actly.

    Eggs-actly.
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