Ex Libris: Archibald Rutledge

Affectionately known as “Old Flintlock” to friends and family, Archibald Rutledge was as a…
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Ex Libris: Detective Albert Campion Mysteries

Margery Allingham belongs to what is now described as the “Golden Age of…
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Ex Libris: Pacific Crucible

Early 1942 was a foreboding time for the United States and its allies. After…
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The War to End All Wars

The year 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War…
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Ex Libris: Nine Coaches Waiting

O, think upon the pleasure of the palace, Securèd ease and state, the…
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Ex Libris: The Mark of the Horse Lord

The Mark of the Horse Lord was my first foray into the writings…
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Ex Libris: The Cruelest Miles

It is difficult in modern-day America to imagine being isolated from medication for…
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Ex Libris: Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap?

“Two centuries ago, Napoleon warned, ‘Let China sleep; when she wakes, she will…
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At Rest

One of the many benefits of traveling South Carolina is discovering locations steeped…
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From Mule Power to Horsepower

Tractors have for decades been a major part of South Carolina’s agrarian culture…
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Et Cetera: Driving a Plow

Before horsepower meant something under a tractor hood, primarily mules, but sometimes actual…
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Ex Libris: The Winter Fortress

Imagine the horror if Germany, under Adolf Hitler, had developed the atomic bomb…
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