Key arts panel approves Eisenhower Memorial Big memorial in Washington DC gets built without a lot of controversy. Not a chance. Nope, no different this time for the planned/proposed memorial for Dwight D. Eisenhower. The President who led America through the “Happy Days” of the 1950’s and was in charge of the “Greatest Generation” during… Continue reading Eisenhower Memorial is it the Right Memorial?
Designer, creator, inventor, problem solver, solution finder, all of those/us, and even more, can find great inspiration in the life and works of Nikola Tesla. We aren’t the genius he is-me especially, but there is a kernel of truth, or two, for all of us to take away. It’s absolutely amazing to try and comprehend… Continue reading Nikola Tesla; More than a “Mad Scientist”
“In great deeds something abides. On great fields something stays. Forms change and pass; bodies disappear, but spirits linger, to consecrate ground for the vision-place of souls.” – Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain (October 3rd, 1889 Gettysburg. 20th Maine dedication)
I am an Ohioan, a proud Ohioan whose family has been in Ohio since; best I can determine, the 1820’s, maybe earlier. I have ancestors who have fought in the Civil War, including a fellow named Kingsbury Sweet who was my grandfather’s, grandfather. So, to no surprise I am interested in stories about Ohio units… Continue reading Commander Sawyers Charge