Author Archives: Sarah Kay Bierle

About Sarah Kay Bierle

I’m Sarah Kay Bierle, historian, editor, and historical fiction writer. When sharing history, I try to keep the facts interesting and understandable. History is about real people, real actions, real effects and it should inspire us today.

Tea With Sarah: Favorite Classic Musicals!

It’s time for tea… Gather ’round because we’re talking about favorite musicals and keeping with the August theme at Gazette665. Whether you love to see these entertainment gems performed on stage or filmed for the screen, let’s chat about classic … Continue reading

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“Annie Get Your Gun”

Once upon a time, I received tickets to a community theater to see Annie Get Your Gun for my birthday. Purposely, I didn’t research the history about Annie Oakley because I wanted to thoroughly enjoy it and not sit there … Continue reading

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History Read Along – Inferno: The World at War, Chapters 17-18

Hey, I actually got to read these chapters lounging in a cool public library on warm summer’s day. Seemed like the perfect  place to read and write to me… Today, you’ll find notes for Chapters 17 and 18 in this … Continue reading

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1863: “There Are Rumors Of French Intervention”

(Second post and final post of the day!) Friday night [August 14, 1863] Now that we are leading so quiet a life I feel that even my dearest friends would not care to read a record of such a dull … Continue reading

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1863: “I Have No Complaints To Make Of Any One But Myself”

Camp Orange 8 Aug 1863 Mr. President Your letters of 28 July & 2 Aug have been recd., & I have waited for a leisure hour to reply, but I fear that will never come. I am extremely obliged to you … Continue reading

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“The King & I”

Gazette665’s theme of the month for Friday blog posts in August 2018 is History On Broadway: A New Look At Musicals. Ever wondered if there was historical fact and truth behind some of Broadway greatest musicals? I’m looking forward to … Continue reading

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