Mar 012018

In a small park on Savannah’s riverfront stands a bronze statue called The Waving Girl, a tribute to one of America’s favorite goodwill ambassadors, though many outside of Georgia have never heard of her. Florence Martus was born on Cockspur Island on August 7, 1869, the daughter of a German immigrant who was a sergeant […]

Jan 042009

Don’t let the photograph with today’s blog fool you. We didn’t leave the Rio Grande Valley and drive to the Washington, D.C. area overnight. We’re still here in the land of high wind and sand spurs. So what does one of our nation’s most famous statues have to do with Texas? This is the other […]