It’s fun when you learn just how iconic a cool looking structure really is.
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.
If you have ever pondered the nature of free speech, I just finished a book you might want to read.
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.
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.
I’m continuing to read Baptist, Jews, and the Holocaust and am discovering too many quotes from the early Nazi period which have echoes of how I hear religious folk defending…