Tag: history

  • Time Travel

    Time Travel

    If you could time travel, what year would you pick and why? Would you go back to the beginning of the universe? Maybe discover the world of the Stone Age?

  • The Spartans

    I just finished reading The Spartans by Paul Carthage. If you haven’t read it, I highly recommend it. For one thing, Carthage makes them approachable. He reminds me of my high school teacher, Mr. Sullivan, who wisely thought the best way to get his group of sometimes very rowdy teenagers to engage with medieval history was to have […]

  • Recycling History

    Recycling History

    Today was beautiful. The weather was a balmy 37 degrees farenheit up from the cold of single digits just a few days ago. The light was superb; a clear day, sunny with not a cloud in the sky. A day like today makes you glad to be out in the sunshine dreaming of summer days […]