Pale Rider–Reviewing the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

Soon after it became clear CoVid-19 was going to become a pandemic I decided I would take the time to read up on the “Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918. I’d had a bit of exposure to its history, as the church I was attending during college had served as a hospital during that era, but other than that I was in the dark. I needed to know more.

At The Station

It’s fun when you learn just how iconic a cool looking structure really is.

A Personal Artifact

One of my personality traits which springs from my love of history is a fascination with artifacts. This fascination also holds true with personal artifacts.

Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg has become a foil for those who assume it’s about a jingoist version our history. In reality it tries very hard to uncover the warts we inherited from our past.

Cultural Memory Loss

The loss of cultural memory is something I find myself musing upon, a lot. I’ve written two novels, and published one, and the loss of cultural identity plays a role in both stories.