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For the War History Buff

I’m intrigued by a meticulous art project from UK-based photographer Thom Atkinson, in which he obtained and laid out the battle kit of English soldiers over the past millennium. The fiction author in me, as well as the child in me, found the images fascinating. Similarly, my boys were eager Read more…

The Hopper Kids

We’ll Be Grandpas

[PHOTO COURTESY OF NINA HOPPER] Grandpas. Grandpas can do anything. Like fixing our training wheels. They have strong, wrinkle-laiden hands. They have great stories about the “olden days.” Their cologne rubs off on our clothes, and their smile rubs off on our soul. They’re stern when we break the rules, Read more…

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Anarchy

I think the shot above sums up the frailty and failings of our political systems well. This is a recent march being conducted by Hamas, among others, in opposition to Israel. Regardless of your position on Israel, the appearance of a Hamas guard using a club on his own marchers Read more…

LEADERSHIP

Legacy Watchers

All the boys came to snuggle in bed yesterday morning. Well, Levi didn’t have a choice as he’s got all the mobility of a large slug, and twice as much fluid excretion. But still, the important part is we were all together for this impromptu photo opp by Jennifer. Life Read more…

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Pictures of History

PICTURES BY JENNIFERHOPPERPHOTO.COM I often wonder what history would have looked like if every era had DSLR cameras. Can you imagine pictures and video of David and his Mighty Men? Forget 300, this was God’s version. Same would go for The Passion. Or what about Vikings crossing the Atlantic? Time Read more…