Upon This Quiet Life

A blog about Shakespeare, Civil War history, baseball and maybe even a bit of quantum mechanics now and again

 

The Stars Versus Louisville Unions.

From the Louisville Courier-Journal, May 17, 1908 The Stars, considered to be a strong team of colored ball players, will play the...

Bad Quarto, Naughty Quarto!!

It’s been said that three individuals have been the subject of more books than anyone else in history: Jesus Christ, Abraham Lincoln and...

Lieutenant Colonel Campbell Gets Married

From the Louisville Daily Courier, November 15, 1849 On the 13th Inst., by Rev. J. H. Linn, Mr. William P. Campbell to Mrs. Sarah J....

The Pope Guards Begin Recruiting

From The Louisville Journal, September 10, 1861 NEW COMPANY – Our artistic friend I. B. Webster has been authorized to raise a company...

Pop Lloyd Still Going Strong

From the Harrisburg Telegraph, April 30, 1925 Visiting Player Real Vet “Pop” Lloyd, second baseman for the Bacharach Giants, is probably...

Pop Lloyd On the Move?

From The New York Age, September 12, 1925 John Henry Lloyd May Manage Lincoln Giants Next Season An unconfirmed rumor has it that John...

What’s With the Blog Title?

I’ve been asked where the unusual title of this blog comes from. Well, when I decided I wanted to put together a website for my non-legal...

The Shakespeare Project - Enter Chorus

Enter Chorus.[1] Why Shakespeare? My Shakespeare project began in the aftermath of a health “challenge.” At the time, I’d written three...