While visiting historic Fort Ticonderoga on Lake Champlain in upstate NY there were many original and restored buildings. In these buildings were Revolutionary War and after artifacts such as long rifles, tools, pistols, clothes and other wonderful things. Here is a closeup of one of the bronze canon ends with its cast end and decoration:
And what a year it has been! Terrifying politics and weird weather. Dogs and new dogs and a summer that wouldn’t end … plus an autumn that never quite began. Now, here we are. December, the last month of the year. Christmas is just days away and you know I haven’t wrapped anything. This may be the year I skip the wrapping and just hand them out!
Okay, I’ll try to do better than that.