July 15, 2018

Quoted from the Elks, USA Brick, NJ 2151

"A Short History of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elk (BPOE) On November 15, 1867 a small group of actors and entertainers, lead by an English comedy singer named Charles Algernon Sidney Vivian, organized a drinking...

My favorite resource (among many) is Jerry Michals at the Denver Firefighters Museum. He knows everything about Denver Fire!

I asked him what Mr. Tait (my fire fighter character's day would have looked like and about promotions etc.). This is what Jerry said:

"Eugene wou...

November 1, 2017

A Message to the Federation By Julia Ward Howe, from The Federation Bulletin, A Magazine for the Women of To-Day. Nov. 1908.

“I esteem myself happy in being commissioned to say a few words of welcome to this peaceful army which inarches under the flag of good will and c...

The other day I emailed on of my favorite sources, Jerry Michals from the Denver Firefighter Museum. I wanted to know if Denver Fire would have been the ones to look for bodies in lakes, you know, incase one of my characters gets a crazy idea, and how would they have d...

Happy Halloween. This is my favorite holiday, right up there with christmas. I love that it encourages us to be frivolous, and fun, and commune with our neighbors in a time that usually tagged as dangerous. I love the leaves in the fall, the oranges and reds before Col...