October 2014

I’ve been reading a historical romance and in the book they speak of posting a letter, by messenger.  It is hard to imagine what life would have been like without the trusty post office or the advent of email and texting to get your message across and the long wait to hear from a loved […]

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Last week I was traveling toward Virginia, Illinois when I spied a sign that said that outside of the town of Pleasant Plains was the gravesite of Peter Cartwright.  I start shuffling through my history lessons and sadly all I can come up with is Bonanza and thoughts of the Cartwright family on the western […]

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