Category Archives: History

Hi All, Did you all get a chance to see the exquisite Carey Mulligan on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night? She’s plays the main character, Maude, in the film Suffragette and spoke with Stephen about suffrage and … Continue reading

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I admit it.  I get a little thrill of happiness whenever an author I admire talks to me.  For instance, I chatted with Elizabeth Wein on Twitter about Code Name Verity while I was reading the book in England.  And … Continue reading

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I’m re-reading a fabulous book called Mayflower: a Story of Courage, Community and War by historian Nathaniel Philbrick. I checked it out of the library a few years ago and it’s one of those books that I have to own, so … Continue reading

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