Yes, late in life I discovered that if I just insist on seeing every little thing as easy and fun — things that I used to see as boring, scary and just a pain in the ass — they do, indeed, become easy and fun. It is often fear of things that blocks competence and accomplishment.

Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis — a gripping inside look at another awful time that our nation managed to survive. Check it out.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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