Category: History

SQUARES – Perspective – Fort Matanzas

Work started on the tower in the fall of 1740 by the Spanish to guard the Matanzas Inlet which was at the mouth of the Matanzas River and could provide a backdoor to the City Of St. Augustine. St. Augustine’s primary defense system was centered around Castillo de San Marcos, the main fort in the now historic district of St. Augustine.

SQUARES – PERSPECTIVE – 4TH OF JULY

Today is July 4, 2020. A day that we celebrate the Independence of the United States of America. You know, as each day goes by, we are living in the nightmare of COVID-19, social distancing, racial inequalities, job losses and a failing economy. I began soul searching for what our country could be. We are the United States of America, not the Divided States of America. Liberty and Justice for all…not just a few!

#Write Photo – Daybreak

fog feels the air with unknown
bequesting rhythm with the tone

Mount St. Helens – 40 Years Later

Hiking up the ridge about two miles from the visitors center parking lot, I heard my first coyote howl. It was like he gave everybody else permission to start singing. I have no idea how many coyotes there were that night and I never saw a single one.

SLS – “1814 Battle of New Orleans”

The Battle of New Orleans wasn’t the final time the British and American forces would exchange fire.

SLS – Happy Together by The Turtles

Once when I was stationed at Camp Pendleton, California, me and a few of the guys took a trip down to Tijuana. It was safer to drink the tequila than it was to drink the water, so we indulged except for the one driving.

SLS – Tequila

Once when I was stationed at Camp Pendleton, California, me and a few of the guys took a trip down to Tijuana. It was safer to drink the tequila than it was to drink the water, so we indulged except for the one driving.

SLS – I’m No Stranger To The Rain by Keith Whitley

my interpretation leaves me with a longing to help someone who is depressed and fighting the demons within the soul.

SQUARE TOPS – Black Raven – St. Augustine, FL

Today’s square is looking at the top of the Black Raven Pirate Ship in the historic district of St. Augustine, Florida. We typically stay away from the tourist things, but with every trip to St. Augustine, I would see this ship taking people out… Continue Reading “SQUARE TOPS – Black Raven – St. Augustine, FL”

SQUARE TOPS – Stove Tops

These vintage stoves are on display for the public to view in a museum at Fort Christmas Historical Park in Christmas, Florida with several others. The entire collection takes you through decades of progression and changes. It also makes you appreciate the modern conveniences… Continue Reading “SQUARE TOPS – Stove Tops”

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