In writing up this week's column, one little word made me research a record on my Iowa uncle that I had never searched before. Actually I never had given the word too much thought until I was writing the column for this week.
I had to work very hard not to get distracted with the discovery that Augusta Newman was in the War of 1812.
Analyzing a mug book biography is the focus on this week's column. One just never knows where things will lead. We'll be having a followup on Augusta's War of 1812 service after the first of the year.
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