I, your Wizard par ardua ad alta, am about to embark upon a hazardous and technically unexplainable journey into the outer stratosphere. To confer, converse, and otherwise hobnob with my brother wizards. — The eponymous Wizard in The Wizard of Oz (MGM, 1939)
I am mysteriously delayed in returning to my beloved West. But I offer this guest blog from one of my Western heroes, one Ulysses Simpson Grant. He talks about why he ended up fighting in the Mexican War of 1946. From his Memoirs, Chapter III. (The complete memoirs can be found online HERE.) See if it sounds kind of familiar.
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