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Places Too Big for the Usual Rules

February 10, 2012 | News,Quirky notions

London Thames

London Bridge


Hello again! I’m blogging today at History Hoydens about research books which break all the rules to make places come alive.

Got any recommendations? Please stop by and chat!

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Way Back Then or Was It?

January 20, 2012 | News,Quirky notions,The stories

Hi there! I’m blogging today at History Hoydens about moments in real-life and fiction when one isn’t sure exactly what century it is.

Please stop by and share some with me!Colonial Village with Pedestrian

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Research on the Run

November 18, 2011 | Better than chocolate,News,Quirky notions

Hi there! I’m blogging today at History Hoydens about doing research on the run. Or, the best ways to look up fun facts far away from libraries and museums.

Please stop by if you get a chance! I’d love to hear about your favorite websites and apps.

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George Washington’s Riotous Spirits

October 28, 2011 | News,Quirky notions

Hi there! I’m blogging today at History Hoydens aRye Whiskeybout how George Washington used alcoholic beverages to his advantage.

Please stop by and chat, especially if you’d like to share some thoughts about historical drinks or the scenes they’ve appeared in.

2:46 am | 5 Comments  

Shakespeare and Saloons

July 25, 2011 | Better than chocolate,News,Quirky notions,The stories


Hi there!

I’m blogging today at HISTORY HOYDENS about how daydreaming about going back in time to see Shakespeare and saloons helped lead to “Talbot’s Ace,” in IMPROPER GENTLEMEN.

Please drop by if you get a chance and chat about if you’ve ever wanted to see an opening night of a great play or piece of music. Or if you’ve ever used such a day dream in your story.

Small bit of shameless self-promotion: IMPROPER GENTLEMEN will be released tomorrow, July 26th. Wheeee!

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A Foggy Day in High Summer

June 7, 2011 | Me, myself,News,Quirky notions,Serendipity

Hi there!

Richmond BridgeI’m blogging today at History Hoydens about Pirates of the Caribbean, playing hooky, and surprises on seventeenth century streets and skies in the movies.

Please stop by and chat about movies bringing historical insights.

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The History Book that Found Me

May 17, 2011 | Better than chocolate,Quirky notions

Hi there! I’m blogging today at History Hoydens about a history book that tracked me down and insisted I take it home.

Please drop by and chat about books that have fallen into your lap when you least expected them.

2:58 am | Leave a Comment  

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