May 212019
 

In his book It All Started With Columbus, satirist Richard Willard Armour wrote that our sixteenth President, Abraham Lincoln, had been born in three states and also “in two cabins – the original, and the reconstructed.” When I read that I was reminded of a tour guide at some historic inn we visited once who […]

Feb 222016
 

Note: This article first appeared in the January-February 2009 issue of the Gypsy Journal. President Harry S. Truman was one of the most popular political figures of the 20th Century and helped shape the face of not only the United States but the rest of the world in the years following World War II. Under […]

Making A New Friend

 Posted by at 12:12 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 192014
 

I belong to a small online author’s group and have been fortunate in that our mobile lifestyle has allowed us to meet several of them in person as we’ve traveled around the country. Yesterday we drove into Cincinnati to have lunch with Carol Ann Newsome, author of the Dog Park mystery series. What a delightful […]