2016 Blog Posts in Review—Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty

2016 was a year for the books.  I read a lot more this year, and listened to a lot of good music, so that’s a good thing.  On the other hand, as demographics and biology would decree, our Greatest Generation and Baby Boomer heroes passed away at a seemingly increasing rate—time even started catching up […]

Transitions and Commitments: Best of the Blog 2014

This was a year of transitions and commitments.  I changed jobs, changed states, and started to follow my ancestor Pvt. Orrin Brown on his march with Gen. Sherman to the Sea.  In the new year, we’ll follow him as they turn North for home.  And I hope you’ll follow me as I explore new stories […]

JCShepard.com Top Posts of 2012

2012 marked my first full year with the wordpress.org blog on a self-hosted platform. Y’all visited JCShepard.com a total of 2,600 times last year.  September was your favorite month, with 364 hits (average 12/day).  Your top posts of 2012 were: Little (Lego) House on the Prairie (Style)  Commentary on some really cool Legos. High Google […]

Microblog Weekly Updates for 2012-10-07

When in doubt, go higher. # Road trip in old truck w/cassette player. Rediscovering joys of Led Zeppelin tapes. #OnTheRoadAgain #NoDepression # Old Eagles tape. Don't judge me. # Tom Horn was last man hanged at a Wyoming courthouse, 20 Nov 1903. Now that's #RealCountry http://t.co/yUjUbXxJ # Dons of Division Street looking good @KRFC Live […]