Daily Archives: August 16, 2017

White Coat Hypertension

The things we do for $25 are sometimes painful.  Perhaps I should begin at the beginning.  Some weeks ago, my company sent out an announcement that there would be health checks in the middle of August, and along with it … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Seals And Crofts

Growing up as a child I was at least a little bit familiar with Seals and Crofts because I listened to a lot of adult contemporary music [1], but because “Summer Breeze” was the one song I recognized as theirs, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Civil War Notebook Of Daniel Chisholm

The Civil War Notebook Of Daniel Chisholm:  A Chronicle Of Daily Life In The Union Army 1864-1865, edited by W. Springer Menge and J. August Shimrak As an undergraduate student I was required to read a diary of a German … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Railroads Of The Confederacy

The Railroads Of The Confederacy, by Robert C. Black III I love a book with a happy ending, although given the difference between the depth of coverage about the first year of the Civil War and the remaining three, and … Continue reading

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