Last week I presented a program at the SCV camp in Sherman, Texas. They were a great group. One thing I will say about members of such historically focussed groups is that they are readers. Because of them, I’ve added three new books to my library:
Requiem by W.J. Tancig (1968) An epic poem that I can’t wait to read and contemplate.
Battle Pieces: Civil War Poems of Herman Melville – I’ve had my eye on this book for a few years, and after passing up purchasing it twice before, I finally obtained it.
A History in Brief of the 11th Texas Cavalry prepared by members of the Colonel George R. Reeves Camp – This is my prize acquisition of the trip.
I will attempt to post reviews of these and others works on my blog in the near future.
SCENES FROM JACKSON, MS CELTIC FEST
Here are a couple of photos from the Celtic-rain Fest in Jackson this year. The first is of Shawndi Holton, a creative writing teacher in Mississippi. The second is of the Guinness Girls touring the grounds. They were fine representatives of a fine beer!