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The Captain's Dog by Roland Smith

If you’re looking for a heartfelt tail of bravery and affection, The Captain’s Dog is the book for you. The many chapters are told from the perspective of Captain Meriwether Lewis’ dog, Seaman. 191 more words

Book Reviews

Caroline, Little House Revisited by Sarah Miller

3.5 Stars

Confession Time.  I am one of the few people who did not read Little House on the Prairie growing up.  I saw this title, however, and decided it might be interesting to read (or listen to in my case).  303 more words


First Colony

Conversations with Ameeya: The Series

(Talking about early settlers)

Ameeya: Sir Walter Raleigh led the first colony

I thought that was John Smith

Ameeya: No, he was in Jamestown… 7 more words

Conversations With Ameeya

Book Review: Strangers with the Same Dream by Alison Pick


By Zara D. Garcia-Alvarez / @ZaraAlexis / @zaralibrary


Category: Literary Historical Fiction
Author: Alison Pick
Format: Hardcover, 378 pages
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf… 1,141 more words


Things of Interest - To Me

  old gravestone – this one is for Mary Parsons, 1688-1769, in the cemetery in Sunderland Franklin County Massachusetts.  She is my 6X Great Grandmother.

ThrowbackThursday: Early Settler's Cottage, Ely Street, Eltham, 1979

#ThrowbackThursday – Today we time travel back to the late 1970s and early 1980s when efforts were under way to try and save an early settler’s cottage located in Ely Street, Eltham. 1,072 more words


Learning about Siouxland History, Sioux City

Recently I went on a walking tour in Sioux City sponsored by the local public museum and hosted by Tom Munson, an archivist and historian with the Sioux City Public Museum. 560 more words

Life In Siouxland