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Skeletons in Our Closet: Coming to Grips with Unpleasant Branches in Our Family Trees

I am a born and bred Central Indiana flatlander. There is no way around it and I am not ashamed of it. Yet, Southern Appalachia runs deep in my blood. 1,179 more words

Past, Present, and Future

I never really had any interest in history.  What could possibly be the point of learning about dead people who had nothing to do with me?   472 more words


North Carolina Civil War History Center Progress Report

If you follow me on Twitter, you almost certainly know about the North Carolina Civil War History Center. If not, first, let me tell you about this incredible project. 570 more words


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Need to cross some more tees and dot some more iiiis (eyes). I’m feeling a little silly, cause I’m nervous. It has come time for me to begin my search for readers to proof my manuscript. 1,130 more words

Portree Pilgrimage

From Skye to P.E.I. Check-out PEI History Guy’s Pilgrimage to Portree

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Prince Edward Island

Don't call it a comeback.

So it has been a while since I’ve written a post, right? That doesn’t mean I haven’t been writing something here and there. This summer I put together a poetry chapbook and participated in weekly poetry workshops with my brilliant poet-friends, Dan and Sandrita. 191 more words

Derry Man Missing!

Mr. Alfred Beattie of Lewis Street, Derry…

“Mr. Alfred Beattie (59) of Lewis Street, Derry has been missing from his home since Wednesday last and considerable anxiety prevails as to his whereabouts. 760 more words

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