Reading L.G. Shreve’s wonderful biography of Tench Tilghman for an upcoming novel, I ran across this quote, a tribute to loyalty. “Perhaps a clue to the closeness of the relationship between […]
Research can be so wearing. So many questions. So many notes. Long days. Oh the tedium. Except when you’re doing that research in Colonial Williamsburg. I returned from three days […]
Planning a cross-country trip for next summer. Fifty Nifty United States and all that (although, I sigh, Hawaii and Alaska are off the table). So tell me, where should my […]
What kind of a garden is fit for the gods? Apparently this one, a collection of jagged red rocks that rise from the valley near Pikes Peak. And no wonder! […]
The tour really does offer lovely moments for those who are remembering their own history or learning something about Charm City as the boat plies through the waters of the Baltimore harbor.
An earthquake rattled the pretty town of Christchurch back in 2011. Although it looked at first as if there was little damage, in fact, some 1,700 buildings had to be […]
First off, one visit is not enough. The Ferry Building, which really is a terminal for some of the multitude of ferries that cross San Francisco Bay, is also home […]