Monthly Archives: May 2017

HISTORY TIDBIT: CHAUTAUQUAS

Before Netflix…before television…even before radio, there was…Chautauqua! Pronounced ‘Shuh-TAW-Kwa’, these popular tent shows made the rounds of rural communities in both the U.S.A. and Canada, giving people without access to big city entertainment a taste of culture. The first Chautauqua was a religious (Mennonite) summer retreat held on Lake Chautauqua in New York in 1874, […]

HISTORY TIDBIT: LEGALIZATION OF WOMEN’S TROUSERS

On May 28th, 1923, the U.S. Attorney General, Harry M. Daugherty, said it was all right for women to wear trousers. Even in public!

HISTORY SHARE: LONDON BRIDGE

http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.ca/2012/12/old-london-bridge.html  

HAPPY VICTORIA DAY

 

HISTORY SHARE: HISTORIC SEED STASH

Planting seeds is something people have been doing for a very, very, long time. http://nativesnewsonline.com/2017/04/10/archaeologists-dig-up-an-800-year-old-native-american-pot-what-they-found-inside-is-changing-history/ You’ll also find some ‘seeds of knowledge’ (historical knowledge) being showcased today on Janet Walters’s blog, The Eclectic Writer. (Namely, two of my Time Rose books!) https://wwweclecticwriter.blogspot.ca/  

GUESTING ON THE ECLECTIC WRITER

I’m the guest author on the Eclectic Writer today. https://wwweclecticwriter.blogspot.ca/

HISTORIC MOVIE IDEAS FOR MAY

May’s history movie suggestions are Victorian Era based: Around The World In Eighty Days (1956) Carry On Up The Khyber (1969) (Colonial India) Greyfriars Bobby (Disney, 1961) Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) Oliver! (1968) Stalky & Co (1982 BBC Mini-Series)

Historical Debate Society for Girls and Boys

The Historical Debate Society for girls and boys is a society where kids can put their ideas about the latest historical debate and put their own debate. Join in!

Quotes 4 Folks

Quotes 4 Folks

The Picture Book Review

Reviews of Children's Board Books, Picture Books, Activity Books, and Graphic Novels

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Sharing my passion for history

Your Well Wisher Program

Attempt to solve commonly known problems…

Indie Hero

Brian Marggraf, Author of Dream Brother: A Novel, Independent publishing advocate, New York City dweller

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Reflections on Canadian Culture From Below the Border

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Cutting edge Multimedia Programming

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Simple Pleasures

Visual Poetry, Photography and Quotes

Project Light to Life

A bucket list blog: exploring happiness, growth, and the world.

Jumbled Writer – Charlie Dims

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Eric Price

Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Whatever Else Comes to Mind.

John B. Rosenman, SF/F/Horror Writer

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the Story within the Story

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Animals, Gift Ideas, Travel, Books, Recycling Ideas and Many, Many More

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Fashioning Sociology

Fashioning New and Emerging Media

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Rushing to Read

random reviews from library day

AnswerIt

Funny pictures & cartoons to make you smile.

Tails from Paris

Comics Blog with real bites of love and delightful rascals inside ...

Katie L. Carroll Observation Desk

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This WordPress.com site is about books, both the reading and the writing.

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