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Sealed Up by Steve Dunn Hanson

A tele-evangelist, a drug lord, a Mayan witch doctor, archaeologists and a DEA agent all collide in a race to find the centuries-old mystical Mayan records hidden somewhere in the  Guatemalan mountains! 233 more words

Adult Fiction

The Death of the Jaguar

NOTE: New story.  It’s about a prince from an indeterminate Mesoamerican civilization faced with Conquistadors. It’s supposed to be more of a fable and so it’s NOT historically accurate. 3,704 more words


Orienting West Mexico

Later today I shall attend Peter Jimenez’s final seminar for his dissertation thesis entitled Orienting West Mexico: The Mesoamerican World-System 200–1200 CE. This will be the third dissertation thesis on Mesoamerica from my department.

Mayanist Studies


Mesoamérica es un término geohistórico para referirse al territorio que ocupaban las civilizaciones prehispánicas comprendidas en la mitad sur del actual México, Guatemala, El Salvador, Belice y el oeste de Honduras y Nicaragua. 1,469 more words


Amazing Ancient Architects

For most, the word “pyramid” conjures images of ancient Egypt and the Pyramids of Giza. But other ancient cultures also boasted magnificent architecture. The Mayans of the Yucatan Peninsula left behind a vast urban complex at Chichen Itza that includes temples, arcades, an observatory, sports fields, and a magnificent stepped pyramid. 432 more words


Star Trek: TNG "Masks" and "Eye of the Beholder"

I’m going through “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and reviewing every episode, complete with commentary and a grade from A-F. I’ve also included a score and comment from my wife, who has never seen the show before. 743 more words

Star Trek

#FridayBookShare ~ The Emperor’s Second Wife (Rise of the Aztecs #3) by @ ZoeSaadia #Histfic @ShelleyWilson72

#FridayBookShare ~ an excellent idea created by Shelley Wilson

With the weekend approaching it’s the perfect time to seek out new books to read, so Shelley created a Friday Book Share meme to help search for that ideal read. 386 more words

Historical Fiction