A beta reader questioned: Did credit cards exist in the 60’s? I found the forgotten history of the credit card fascinating. I hope you do, too.
If you read my post Inspiration on Location you know I discovered a unique institution. I researched the State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded near Lynchburg, Virginia. Synchronicity struck again. First, I learned about Carrie Buck (more on her later). Then I learned about the history of eugenics in the United States of America. Yes, you…… Continue reading Arcane History: Better Baby Contests
I’m working on the finishing touches for my alternate world, science fiction novel, My Soul To Keep. Recently, I looked back to see what had been my inspiration for this story. There are many inspirations that fed my imagination as I wrote, this particular one was an inspiration on location. I had a number of ideas…… Continue reading Inspiration on Location
Bees do it. Lizards and snakes do it. Turkeys and Komodo Dragons do too. Have babies without daddies, that is. When a clone isn’t a clone, has a big name.
It’s Veteran’s Day in the United States. Other countries also honor their veterans. Whether it’s called Veteran’s Day, Armistice Day, or Remembrance Day, we dedicate this day to thanks and remembrances for those who have served in an armed service. Now we also have the Veterans History Project. In the U.S., we have national and…… Continue reading Remembering: Veterans History Project