Marion poet cradles the individuals in her lifeby Rob NeufeldReview of: Barefoot in the Snow by Julia Nunnally Duncan (World Audience trade paper, Apr. 2013, 67 pages) “The Loving Child” might be an alternate title for Julia Nunnally Duncan’s new book of poems, “Barefoot in the Snow.” Her title poem…See More
Asheville BookWorks Inaugurates Broadside & Reading Series: Vandercooked Poetry Nights Asheville BookWorks, a community resource for print and book arts, introduces Vandercooked Poetry Nights, a reading series that offers the public the opportunity to print letterpress broadsides at the series events. The first Vandercooked Poetry Night is Saturday, June 1, 2013. Printing begins at 7:00 p.m. The reading begins at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Asheville BookWorks will…See More
June 15, 2013 Annual luncheon of the Montreat College Friends of the Library. Tommy Hays will be speaking about his novel The Pleasure Was Mine and previewing his upcoming What I Came to Tell You. Lunch at 12:00 noon in Gaither Fellowship Hall. $15.00 for lunch and speaker. Speaker only at 1:00 pm in adjacent Gaither Chapel $10.00. Annual dues: $15.00Reservations: 828-669-8012 Ext. 3502 or 3504See More
As the Twig is Bent, the original book in the Matt Davis Mystery Series by Joe Perrone Jr, is now available as an audio book from Audible.com and iTunes. Opening Day and Twice Bitten, the second…See More
"This will be my final post on this blog. I am not surprised that you won't change your story. We agree to disagree. A professional historian does not wear blinders and performs adequate investigation before publication of…"
"I understand why you would not want to accept the evidence I have presented. I don’t need or want you stating my position since I don't trust you. If you publish something in a book that is untrue the damage is done. I…"
"You state in your book that Dick Drake filed a pension on May 25, 1912. This is not accurate and his application process began in 1883. When he filed a pension has no relevance to the authenticity of the pension as it was in fact…"
"As relates to your hang up on Dick Drake’s age and height, any researcher knows that documents often vary for various reasons including who, where and when the document was prepared. Foremost, you cannot prove as you claim that some…"
"Further to my prior remark about your research, had you asked me for further information before you published your book, I would have been more than happy to show you proof that Dick Drake entered into the service under the alias name Henry Harrison…"
"Terrell, I disagree with your “Measured in Blood” claims on page 6 – 8 that Dick Drake did not serve in the U.S. Colored Infantry, Company K, 40th Regiment for reasons I will post. Dick Drake was a slave, the property of…"
"I believe you previously posted a comment on January 22 that you were distantly related to Dick Drake. I cannot find the post now. If you don't know who his father was then why would you say you were distantly related to…"
"I have further researched the military records from Granville County, N.C. Please provide proof that Henry Harrison that you located on the 1870 census in fact served in the Company K, 40th Regiment of U.S. Col’d Infantry. I can…"