Everyone who lived in the small town of Dalton, New Hampshire knew that the old wax museum was a place to be avoided. Even the annual tourist took one look at the building’s peeling paint job and ridiculous prices and drove quickly away to safer havens, like the local library or Marti’s Fry and Grill. Miss Vanessa’s Wax Figurines and Sculptures boasted an annual attendance rate of less than five persons per year.
I stood there very old. Probably much older and much, much richer than the teeming crowd that surrounded me. I didn't look old. Well at least I didn't look anything like my age, nor did I appear to be one of the fabulously rich. I was one of the very few "grandfathered immortals."
Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Clark David Richards, U.S. Army (Retired), a career officer who was honored with an award of the Legion of Merit upon his retirement passed away on 10/10/2010 after a long struggle with cancer.
The camera man corralled one of the participants of the Reality TV show for one of the ‘asides’ where he could introspect. He set up the lighting and sound, and gave the command to start talking to the energetic, hopeful, and handsome young man.
The interview was short and swift. They wanted to know where my path led now and I told them the truth; that I simply did not know. Such is the life of the warrior and scholar. But I knew there was more and I waited patiently for it.
David Richards, a retired Lieutenant colonel (US Army), narrates the story of the first permanent English settlement in Jamestown, Virginia. The documentary was produced by Kalkion's parent website Katonda.com. The visuals includes shots from the historical Jamestown, music is by Kevin MacLeod.