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

300 years ago: September 1st, 1715. Death of Louis XIV

Sad news reaches Louisiana this month. Louis Quatorze is dead. Louisiana’s namesake is no more. The Sun King has set on the French Empire. Philippe II, Duke of Orleans, became … Continue reading 300 years ago: September 1st, 1715. Death of Louis XIV

Blogging into the Void: Inspiration

Ever since Thanksgiving – fully two months ago plus – there has been a dearth of productivity on my part. It was always edit the next chapter. Get Volume One … Continue reading Blogging into the Void: Inspiration

Self-Printed 3.0 by Catherine Ryan Howard

Having been doing social media now for three or four years, this is the first time that I have an real understanding of what social media can be. Since my … Continue reading Self-Printed 3.0 by Catherine Ryan Howard

IT’S FINALLY DONE . . . Self-Printing and Self-Editing, Part VI

Well, IT’S FINALLY DONE!  (BTW, its never done) But Beth and I’s book, The Petticoat Rebellion: A Culinary History of French Louisiana is now available IN PRINT from Amazon.com. Just … Continue reading IT’S FINALLY DONE . . . Self-Printing and Self-Editing, Part VI

Self-Publishing and Self-Editing, Part V

Summer is over. It has been one heckuva summer too! it’s time for a few updates to the 1718 Project. Let’s begin with the actual”writing”. Three chapters have been written … Continue reading Self-Publishing and Self-Editing, Part V

EVERYDAYNESS

My last post back in May originated in St. Louis. While I did in fact get lots of research done for the project there, it has been a while since … Continue reading EVERYDAYNESS

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

Three Blogs in One

http://1718neworleans.com Self-Publishing and Self-Editing, Part III St. Joseph’s Day, March 19, 2014. iTunes Producer reads “Uploaded package to the iTunes Store”. We are almost there, in the olden days I … Continue reading Three Blogs in One

52 Hours 23 Minutes and Counting.

Self-Publishing and Self-Editing: Part Two The book is written. The book is edited. On Sunday morning March 9 we loaded iTunes Producer with all the necessary files to publish our … Continue reading 52 Hours 23 Minutes and Counting.