April 12, 2010
I am going to take a short break from posting on this blog and use the time for other writing projects.
I’ll try to post photos & other info periodically and am always available through e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) if someone is seaching for something in particular.
April 6, 2010
I suspected that many women were left behind during the gold rush and I ran across this lithograph that seemed to support my theory.
Abandoned by the adventurer
An expectant father leaves his wife behind (I think that is her father trying to comfort her).
April 2, 2010
- 17th century, German-made stoneware “Bellarmine” jug
In our house we have many of what I call (the kids hate this) “potty books”, those Bathroom Readers you buy at Costco that are full of random facts.
In one of them I learned about Popham, a very early American colony that did not survive. The artifact above came from that site .