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Thutmose III, Napoleon of Ancient Egypt

(Originally published in Trendline Magazine, June/July 1999; updated April 2015) Despite some of the more sensational aspects of ancient Egypt, especially those you might have seen recently, the true…

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A Medal for the World

(Originally published in Trendline Magazine, October 2000; updated April 2015) By 1918, as Americans distinguished themselves on the fields of battle of the First World War, many of our allies…

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The Dannebrog

  (Originally published in Trendline Magazine, June/July 1999; updated March 2015) “…of Dannebrog it is known, it fell from heaven down” – traditional Danish folk song. Confusion over Scandinavian…

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Meet the Chimera

Welcome to my blog! I started this with the idea of having an annex to my main website as a place to discuss aspects of personal property appraising,…

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