A bit of history… to eat

This week will be the first time in well over a decade that I have worn any of my Civil War gear.  So this week I tried a bunch of my stuff on and what do you know, it still fits, although the vest is going to need some adjustments.  Still, I am excited about doing it, and to be getting involved with history again.  And to get me in the spirit of things I decided to take a little trip to Milton, home of the G.H. Bent Company.

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Geoff and I aspire to be on this website

Obviously, if you know us or have read the title of this blog, we have a lot of books.  I mean, a LOT of books.  I thought I had a lot before I met Geoff, and then I saw his bookshelves and all bets were off.  When we combined households there were books everywhere.

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Love and Marriage

A couple of our friends are getting married soon and so we’re back in the throes of wedding planning.  Or, rather, I am as I’m assisting with stuff and things for one of the weddings.  It’s nice to be working on it for someone else this time around, my experience is helpful, I can back off when necessary, and it isn’t my parents who are getting upset.  🙂

That’s why these two articles on Boston.com caught my eye.

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Following up on Replacements.com and North Carolina Hate

Back at the end of May I wrote about how Replacements.com had the guts to fight against the Constitutional Amendment that was enshrining Hate into their state laws in North Carolina.  I encouraged readers to contact them and show their support.  I emailed them to tell them how much I appreciated what they were doing.  As further proof of the kind of shop they run down there, they wrote back.

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