illuminate history

Curiosity: forget “Cherchez la femme” (Look for the woman.) “Cherchez l’histoire.” (Look for the story.)

ripples spreading wider, intersecting?

With DIY publishing, one becomes a DIY publicist. There are no-charge reviews and those for which one pays a fee. Since Reflections… is  creative  non-fiction–not a swashbuckling historical novel, I … Continue reading

January 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Another thrill!

Disunion is the NY Times blog which follows the Civil War as it unfolded–often from the perspective of ordinary or little known people. I discovered  it last spring, shortly before … Continue reading

January 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

Recent Developments

Happy holidays! They were, in fact, for me. The Saturday before Christmas, as I was busy skewering shrimp around chorizo for a benefit event we were hosting for Friends of … Continue reading

January 6, 2012 · 1 Comment