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Heirlooms United

Here is an absolutely wonderful treasure trove of vintage autograph albums, photo albums, calling cards, journals — everything I would love to have about Emmett Wilson or any other of Emmett’s friends. 33 more words

Research Status

Grits the Dog

The Internet says today is National Puppy Day, and with that, I give you a little story about a dog in Emmett’s life, named Grits. 318 more words


St. Paul's in Richmond

Here’s a beautifully written article about one of the churches I plan to visit next week when I go on the field trip to Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia. 24 more words

The Writing Life

On Birthing a Novel

I found a post on another blog that captures perfectly how writing feels much of the time – and explains the name of this blog. No need for me to say more. 38 more words

Women And Writing

On to the Second Draft

The review of the first draft is finished.

It’s a five-chapter mess, not counting the bibliography and notes section.

It is a relief to have gotten through a complete first draft. 527 more words


Modeste's License

The excellent Jacki Wilson, archivist at the University of West Florida Historic Trust, sent the following:

If you are just now joining the Emmett Wilson Program, Modeste was Emmett’s pharmacist while he lived in Pensacola. 295 more words

Interesting & Odd

Today in pictures

It snowed last night,

which brings our early Spring to a temporary halt.

The schools are closed as well, which brings all best intentions of writing on Emmett’s book to a temporary halt. 147 more words