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Eight Years

Eight years ago today, she said yes. We met in graduate school. Within a year of meeting we were engaged and a year later, married. In the past eight years we’ve had ups, downs, highs,…



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Four Years

Four years ago we were not in a panic. We were not frightened after three weeks of my wife in the hospital. After an initial scare early in the pregnancy, my wife’s blood pressure was…


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On Robert E. Lee

As it’s now the rage to attack our history, historical figures, and anything associated with the Confederacy, this “Yankee” wants to point out that Robert E. Lee was important in post-Civil War reconciliation and should…