Joseph Vantilburg

Joseph Vantilburg was born in Ohio c 1831 and died in 1916. I know that he loved music, and songs, and poetry. He joined the Ohio 12th Volunteer Infantry in 1861, faught in battles mainly in Virginia, including 2nd Bull Run, South Mountain, and Antietam. He mustered out after his 3 years, and went home,…

Support my Blog

So a year ago today I earnestly started this blog. It is a hogpog of thoughts on adversity, animals, baseball, the American Civil War, classical music, coffee (go Ghostlight), cooking, Doctor Who, dogs, education, faith, family, folk music, food, freedom, fun, greed, history, hope, Jazz, life, listening, love, mankind, movies, music old movies, peace, plants,…

Rappish Haiku

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Doctor Who

So I love Doctor Who. I grew up with Tom Baker's with the scarf. My mother knitted me a Doctor Who scarf one Christmas. As I grew older I lost track and then was reintroduced by Derek Jacobi's Master with David Tennant. Then I discovered the rest of the Doctors and I appreciate the show…