Traveling the World

Another stormy morning here in the midwest. The house is quiet, I’ve got a cup of hot herbal tea to enjoy, and I’m about to pick up my little “ 452 more words

From Christina


Sure, why not? D. Wallace Peach, , risked her reputation by including this humble author in the “777 Writer’s Challenge”. Now, she really is an author of some note whilst I’m still struggling to learn where commas go, or not, maybe. 451 more words


Fort Ticonderoga

“Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, NY” by Mwanner – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons –

Welcome to Fort Ticonderoga ! It sits high above the western shore of Lake Champlain.   320 more words

Powder horns after the 'Bloody Day'

At Fort Ticonderoga, there’s a display of powder horns. I’m sure I had heard of powder horns before, but I had certainly never thought much of them, until I saw this display. 238 more words


The Red Church, Red Men, and a Red Demon

The Red Church, Red Men, and a Red Demon

Dipping into the folklore of Schuykill Haven we find several bizarre accounts of the supernatural, one of them involving Old Nick himself. 575 more words


Fall books preview: history

We’re excited about the books we’ll be publishing this fall—and pleased to share this series of “Fall Books Preview” blog posts! Be sure to check out the online edition of… 1,145 more words

American History