Monthly Archives: March 2016

Good-bye, Gettysburg (I’ll Miss You)

I don’t like good-byes. But it’s part of life, and I’ve realized there are different types of good-byes. Happily, today’s good-bye is not forever. It’s more of a conclusion…so we can say “hello” to something new. A year ago, I made an … Continue reading

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Considering The Role Of The Buffalo Soldiers (Guest Author)

Welcome to Gazette665, Noreen Stavinoha! Noreen is our guest author for this month, and her request for more information about the Buffalo Soldier actually prompted the historical theme for March 2016. She is a freelance writer for newspapers and magazines … Continue reading

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Art For A Novel: Bringing A Scene To Life

We form ideas based on our first impressions – it’s a fact of life. It’s not really fair and can lead to some bad conclusions. (Ask me about General James Longstreet!) So even though there’s the old saying “don’t judge … Continue reading

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Chaplains in the West

As I was scanning through an anthology of historical essays about the Buffalo Soldiers, one particular chapter caught my attention. It addressed the role and lives of the five African American chaplains who served with Buffalo Soldier cavalry and infantry … Continue reading

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An “Author Interview” – Part 2

This is Part 2 of my “interview of myself”, with the purpose of sharing about my life and work as a writer. (You can find the Introduction and Part 1 HERE). And now, without further ado, I will continue answering questions … Continue reading

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Augustus Walley’s Medal of Honor

After my researching for my introduction blog post last week, I was interested in the comparatively large number of Medal of Honor awards given to the Buffalo Soldiers and decided to do some reading on the topic. Also, I wanted to … Continue reading

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