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Mob Rule and the Destruction of History: Prologue

I mentioned here on TLP several weeks back that I officiated at the funeral of my mother back in February, breaking quite a few of the usual rules for preachers doing funerals, the most obvious of which is that you … Continue reading

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TLP Living: 11/23/19

Reflections from the 22nd of November Yesterday, the 22nd of November 2019, was kind of a busy day for me. The big event was my wife’s retirement luncheon after 42 years in which she has worked at one time or … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: November 20, 2019

Montpelier, home of James Madison, fourth President of the United States and “Father of the Constitution”, in Orange County, Virginia

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Photo of the Week: October 9, 2019

Near Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia

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Where the Guns Fell Silent, Redux

I first posted this back in 2015, but with the observances for Memorial Day fast approaching, and considering the fact that Memorial Day (originally called “Decoration Day) was established to honor Civil War fatalities, I thought this might be a … Continue reading

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December 5, 2018

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Photo of the Week: JUly 4, 2018

Monticello, home of Thomas Jefferson, “Author of the Declaration of Independence”

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TLP Living: 6/18/18

My First Attempt Last week I wrote about vintage cooking and told you that I was going to try my hand at recreating some old dishes. This week I can report that I followed through. Looking through Thomas Jefferson’s Cook … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: June 13, 2018

Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA. Believe it or not, this is one of the most critical bits of ground in US history. On the morning of July 1, 1863, US General John Buford’s cavalry brigade dismounted and held off Confederate General … Continue reading

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