So…I got swept away in a whirlwind of research. In other words, I’ve spent weeks working on a series, trying to put Gone With The Wind as a movie in some context. The results appeared on Emerging Civil War blog originally and here are the links.
Escaped Slaves heading north toward the protection of a Union Army.
It’s been one of those weeks… With a new book in the final stages of editing and a surprise list of tasks from the editors and publishers, I did not have a chance to write the article about the Underground Railroad that I had hoped to write for Gazette665’s Friday.
However, I might be able to do double posts for next week, and for this Friday, I offer two articles that I wrote for Emerging Civil War’s Black History Month series in 2018 and 2019. Continue reading →
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for everyone and we didn’t have any specific questions for conversation today, so I get to practice my conversation skills by starting some topics and hopefully, you’ll add your own comments below.
If I was hosting a REAL tea this afternoon, Mocha Chocolate Chip Cookies would be the treat and probably Vanilla Tea to drink. I’ve tried a new blend of vanilla flavored black tea this week and it’s full of subtle, delicious flavor.
I had intended to write a blog post for the Reconstruction Era series this evening and discussion Andrew Johnson’s impeachment and trial. However, there has been a change of plans.
If you follow modern news, you’ve seen the situation unfolding over Confederate monuments. That prompted some phone calls and long email chains at Emerging Civil War where I help with blog managing, and the ECW team decided to put together a series to discuss the current events…and we had to act quickly. The time I would normally have devoted to research and writing here at Gazette665 got shifted to the emerging series. Continue reading →