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3 lessons we can learn from Mr. Aaron Burr, sir

Before we get into this post, I warn you the writing that follows is inspired by Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda’s smash hit of a show. 869 more words


LA Nerd Nite: Manhattan Well Murder Talk Tomorrow Night

On August 11, 2016, I’ll be giving a talk entitled “Murder in Manhattan!: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and America’s first recorded murder trial.”  Tickets are available… 131 more words

Alexander Hamilton

North Carolina-Duel-August 8

North Carolina People, Places, and Things-August 8

I am the dad to five adult children. As they were growing up I attempted to remind them they were special and to implore them to learn something new. 510 more words

North Carolina

Poké4Ham: The Hamilton Cast as Pokémon

I wrote this little ditty on reddit a little while ago. I’m prouder of Lafayette’s verse than I’d like to admit.


Wait for it

We rise and we fall. And we break. And we make our mistakes.

I am the one thing in life I can control.

I am inimitable. 581 more words


Eliza Jumel: American Success Story, Maybe

She’s the woman who dueled with Aaron Burr and won. Move over Alexander Hamilton. The life of Eliza Jumel is a tale about a woman who pulled hard on her Yankee bootstraps to make good on the American dream. 893 more words