American Hero: Tuskegee Airman Col. Charles McGee

(Photo: Col. Charles McGee and me) It was my great honor to meet an American hero this weekend. While traveling in Missouri, I visited my brother Richard, a retired Sergeant Major in the Missouri National Guard who also holds the honor/duty/burden of being the parade boss for Columbia’s Memorial Day Parade. As part of Memorial Day weekend festivities, the city also hosted…

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“There are very few books that I cannot put down. This was one.”

Book Review “A Real Jewel” lisatompkins I bought this book independently,  Brambleman  by Jonathan Grant is my first review.  While I read this book purely for pleasure, I enjoy well-researched historical fiction, and this was superb. A large story, funny, sad, surprising, truthful, important, and most entertaining,  “Brambleman” takes issue with pervasive, decades-old injustice in the South. Mr. Grant writes from…

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