Category Archives: history

Guest Author: Linda Carroll-Bradd and Freedom’s Path

My guest this month is a fellow member of the Authors Helping Authors group, or AHA. We assist each other by getting the word out about our books, by tweeting, posting, or blogging about them. We also turn to each … Continue reading

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Collecting Old Books

Free Week and it caught me by surprise! I often have inspirations on a list for these times, but I seem to have used them up without replenishing them. I have another list of ideas which I have in mind … Continue reading

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Book Review: Uncovering a Real WW2 Spy

Intrepid — the Man Behind the Scenes, Involved in Nearly Everything By Jeff Salter As I was reading this (1976) non-fiction book, I was thinking, “if this were a novel, nobody would believe it.” William Stevenson’s “A Man Called Intrepid” … Continue reading

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The Traditional Southern Table

In the day of a global economy with refrigerated food carriers it’s hard to believe that until very recently in history people ate only what they could find locally.  That being the case, around what products did southern cuisine grow … Continue reading

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Guest:Author Michael Charton

Today we have a guest who is quite an interesting fellow. Michael Charton is a man of curiosity and imagination. If we lived next door, I am sure that none of us would get anything done, since Joe-the–Husband and I … Continue reading

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Leading Questions

What three questions would we ask a famous historical figure? ONE historical figure? I not only simply enjoy history, I married a history major, so historical figures are discussed a great deal in our house. This is a really difficult … Continue reading

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My Hero of the Week

This week we were asked to choose a historical figure and pose the first three questions we’d ask.  The first part of this assignment required a lot of thought. There are so many historical figures that I first had to … Continue reading

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