John field notes 1b

Field notes are high risk, high reward.  When George Washington first returned from the French, England published his field notes, and Washington became famous.  When Washington next returned from the French, France published his confiscated field notes, and Washington became infamous.

By Peter

After stints as a trial lawyer and a church worker, Peter Stephens has settled in as a Virginia high school English teacher. Peter has read several books and poems. He wrote none of the posts below filed under "Passages." Click the link at the end of each post to see it in the context of the author's original post.