Popular History, Creative Non-Fiction, the Histoire; A Reflection (perhaps a rant)

I recently turned 66 (last Saturday, the 19th), and like most birthdays – especially ones that mark an “official” change in life, like reaching the full retirement age for my … Continue reading Popular History, Creative Non-Fiction, the Histoire; A Reflection (perhaps a rant)

Roast Buffalo on the Fourth of July

Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine blogging about buffalo. So here goes nothing !!!! This entry will be the first of many installments wherein recipes, meal planning, and … Continue reading Roast Buffalo on the Fourth of July

HELLO FROM ST. LOUIS

Tagging along on my coauthor/ photographer/wife’s business trip to St. Louis, I am reveling in first hand visual research on the Arkansas Post and the Illinois Country. We now have, … Continue reading HELLO FROM ST. LOUIS

Self-Publishing and Self-Editing, Parts IV b & V; et. al.

http://1718neworleans.com Self-Publishing and Self-Editing, Part IV b The institutionalized process of academic printing has also encapsulated all of the above functions (i.e. create, print, edit, bind, publish, sell) into the … Continue reading Self-Publishing and Self-Editing, Parts IV b & V; et. al.

Self-Publishing and Self-Editing, Part IV a

http://1718neworleans.com It’s finally done. I am a self-published author. It’s curious how many parallels exist between this newfangled, all-electronic, website, blog, social media, etc. publishing process and the publishing process … Continue reading Self-Publishing and Self-Editing, Part IV a

And so it begins . . .

Oh! The joy! Oh, the gratification! Oh, the fulfilment! I have been APPROVED by Apple. The company that has guided me for the last 30 years in all my endeavours … Continue reading And so it begins . . .

‘Tis the Holidays once more . . .

‘Tis the Holidays once more. Here’s wishing everyone a Merry Yuletide! May you all have blesséd and prosperous days not only from Thanksgiving through Twelfth Night, but through all the … Continue reading ‘Tis the Holidays once more . . .

DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS TO MISS NEW ORLEANS…

 http://1718neworleans.com (with apologies to Louis Armstrong.) Today, this month, and for all of 2014 and beyond, I enter the world of marketing and PR. An unsavory notion at best for … Continue reading DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS TO MISS NEW ORLEANS…

The Petticoat Rebellion, Vol.1 on the horizon

The beginning of December 2013. This is the first of the last blogs of the year. Perhaps two more will happen. 2014 will be the year the 1718 Project starts … Continue reading The Petticoat Rebellion, Vol.1 on the horizon