April 03, 2003


And I keep forgetting: Bill Whittle has written an essay on war and historical perspective that my dad, a history teacher and Civil War buff (who dragged his two whiny daughters all over the baking hot fields of Gettysburg in August so he could read all the markers indicating the soldiers that fell there -- if you go there go in October, people, you won't be sorry) would have loved to read.

Posted by Andrea Harris at April 3, 2003 03:43 AM

Great writing. It reminds us that we need to look at events through a larger perspective. It also reminds us that sometimes "the harsh things" must be done.

Posted by: jpb at April 4, 2003 at 11:41 AM