Erasing Our History

In the months following George Floyd’s murder and subsequent nationwide movement for Black Lives to finally Matter in this nation, there’s been a call to remove Confederate flags and statues, rename stadiums, schools, and sports teams, and pressure to also remove statues of our Founding Fathers because they were slavers. The political right cried out,…

Beyond the Castle

This is our view from the Beyond the Castle Archaeological Dig Site in Lancaster, England, led by archaeologist Jason Wood. I’m one of the volunteers than came to help with this exciting dig. Based on some geographical tests, recorded history, and nearby discoveries, they suspect the remains of a Roman Fort, dating back to the…

Do You Believe in Ghosts?

If I had any doubt before going on this City of Edinburgh Underground Vault tour, I don’t anymore. This was the first paranormal experience of my life! We missed the last tour by 15 minutes, but the guy at the City of Edinburgh Tour stand on The Royal Mile said we could try to catch up. He walked…

Emerging Author Spotlight: Rickey Pittman

Guest post by emerging author Rickey Pittman… The Stories Left Out of the History Books I am a storyteller and I search for the stories that have been lost, forgotten, or neglected, the stories that have been left out of the history books.  Sometimes I search for them–sometimes they come to me while I’m searching…