Little Monuments in Grace Park, Grace Park Central ~ (Monument to Grace) Military District No. 1 ends Table, carpetbag, newspaper headline "Occupation Ends!" The death of Robert E. Lee. Birth of "The Lost Cause." Alter with cap, sword, pistol, textbook with title "The Lost Cause" KKK march on Grace Street Two figures marching in parade … Continue reading Little Monuments, 1865 – 1945
Little Monuments in Grace Park, Lee Circle Virginia secedes from Union Two flag poles. US flag 2/3 down, CSA flag 1/3 from top (not the battle flag) Evacuation of Richmond Woman running, carrying child, looking back over shoulder Robert E. Lee Memorial (Existing Structure) Lee Surrenders Table, pens, paper, inkwell, hat. Two swords rest against table. … Continue reading Little Monuments, 1861 – 1865
My mythical, magical senator was being interviewed on a news show this morning. When asked about the latest and greatest, most destructive, tweet of the moment, came the response: "The clown show at the White House was there yesterday and will be there tomorrow. Ignore them for just one day, okay? I have no earthly … Continue reading My Mythical, Magical Senator
The White House announced that this is "Made in America" week. It's also lying hypocrite week. How many Trump products were made overseas? Here’s the complete list.
You need not do Great Things but the little things you are doing in your sphere of influence can be done with great conviction, great wisdom, great beauty and great love. The Little Monuments in Grace Park will tell the stories of the women and men that in simply living their lives day-to-day created the … Continue reading Racial Storytelling 101
We can neither hold to the Confederate memorials on Monument Avenue any more than we can let go of the century old bronze statues that define "The City of Monuments". It is the classic "horns of a dilemma" to which we hold -- neither alternative provides any satisfaction as you and the bull whose horns you're … Continue reading An Avenue on the Horns of a Dilemma
My latest hair-brained scheme that I'd like to see is for the University of California at Berkeley and Liberty University of Lynchburg to co-design, co-produce and co-present a speaker series on "Civil Discourse." Traveling road show, from one campus to the other, with 4 or 5 stops across the country.