Archive by Author | Dudley Dickerson

Some Gentleman Cannot Choose Their Battles

“Forgive me, my friend, that I led thee to seem as mad as myself, making thee fall into the same error I myself fell into, that there were and still are knights-errant in the world.” — Don Quixote

I return this week with tales of my adventures abroad.



I am in Europe for an extended vacation.

While I am away, please catch up on my previous posts.

To Walk or To Ride?

The story of the 25th Infantry’s bicycle trip from Montana to Missouri in 1897 is certainly interesting.

NOW shall I walk

Or shall I ride?

“Ride”, Pleasure said;

“Walk”, Joy replied.

— WH Davies

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The Legacy of Velocipedes

Ride to work, sure, but don’t forget to ride to play!

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The Life and Death of a Ballad

A modern gentleman is a cultural preservationist.

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A Fish in the Hand

Sometimes victories are best kept small.

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Living History: A Soldier’s Life Part II

A sweetheart can make the march to war all the more bearable.

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