Doctor Walter Reed

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Dec 042017
 

Note: This story is from the January-February, 2011 issue of the Gypsy Journal. On a narrow two lane back road in Gloucester County, Virginia, we discovered the tiny cottage in which one of the most famous medical doctors of all time was born and spent his earliest days. A small sign and historical plaque were […]

May 252015
 

Today is not about cookouts, or car races, or getting out of town for a three day weekend at the lake or campground. It’s about more than that. Much, much more. It is a day to remember the men and women who have given us the most precious gift of all, our very freedom, and […]

Jul 302014
 

We left the campground with Greg and Jan a little after 10 a.m. yesterday on a mission. We were going to meet some new friends for lunch in the nearby town of Lebanon. We got to town a few minutes early and used the time to cruise the main street, which was lined with interesting […]

Boom, Bang, and Kapow!

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Jul 052014
 

For the last few days it sounded like we were living in a war zone as people were popping off fireworks all over the place at every hour of the day and night. There is a nice neighborhood across from Elkhart Campground that backs up to Simonton Lake and I think every man, woman and […]

Memorial Day, 2012

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May 282012
 

It’s not about cookouts, or car races, or getting out of town for a three day weekend. It’s about much, much more. It’s about this. American heroes who made the supreme sacrifice for their country. Young men and women who left their homes and families and never came back. It’s about this. It’s about honoring […]