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Dinner Courses in 1903

Skip lunch - and breakfast, too, while you're at it - because dining in the early 20th Century was a multi-course affair...

The Turn of the Century in Film

Beyond Downton Abbey and Titanic, the turn of the century is very well represented in films. Here are some of my favorites!...

Carriage Driving in 1909

The automobile had arrived, but horses and carriages were still prevalent enough in 1909 to require their own set of rules and manners...

Bathing in 1882

How often should you bathe? Are showers safe? Learn more about bathing customs in the late 1800s!...

When Tides Turn + Giveaway!

I turned the final page with a deep sigh and a big, sappy grin on my face. I loved this book so much, I'm giving away a complete set of the WAVES OF FREEDOM series!...

Writing vs. the Day Job

How do we protect that precious boundary between our calling as writers and the daily grind that keeps food on the table? ...