It was 135 years ago on June 25, 1876, that the famous Battle of the Little Big Horn took place on the plains of eastern Montana, a battle in which the forces of General George Armstrong Custer’s 7th Calvary were overwhelmed by Native American fighters who had formed a large alliance from several tribes to battle the US troops. 268 troops were killed including Custer and several of his kinsman. (mais…)
Last week after a post I wrote about one man’s artistic transfromation after experiencing a stroke, Al, a longtime reader, sent me a link to aninteresting site about the imagined world of another man whose life had been similarly transformed and whose story is told in a documentary,Marwencol, which airs tonight on the PBS series, Independent Lens. It’s also available streaming on Netflix.
I wasn’t going to post anything today but when I flipped on the television first thing this morning to check out the news an episode of “I Love Lucy” was on with Ricky singing a beautiful song called Similau. (mais…)