If you are a regular reader you already know that I am interested in how historical events connect and weave together to form our common human fabric. I am continually amazed at how events can have far reaching consequences, some across time, and some simply across town. What at first glance … [Read more...]
History is Elementary
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I love the beach. The sand, the sparkling water, the sound and smell of the pounding surf, walking the beach with my head down hoping….hoping…. hoping for the perfect shell find. The beach at morning…the beach at night…seafood…even the sunburn…I love it all. I miss the beach, and I’m most … [Read more...]
Sometimes I wonder how much money I spent during my youth on magazines such as Tiger Beat and 16 Magazine. It was the one way I could obtain all the pin-ups I wanted of my “favs” such as the Osmonds, David Cassidy, The Bay City Rollers and Rick Springfield. I actually made the switch from buying … [Read more...]
When I was in high school there was a girl a couple of years older than me who wore pink every chance she got. We were required to wear school uniforms, but had the choice of adding jewelry and scarves in order to feed the need to be unique and different. I threw my identity out for others to see … [Read more...]