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Monthly archive January, 2015
Weathering the Snow in the 1800s

Weathering the Snow in the 1800s

Snow certainly looks pretty when it is falling, or when it covers the landscape and glistens in the sun or moonlight. Unfortunately, as many are aware right now, snow can also be a major problem. Snow is not new in the human experience, and the people of the 19th century had to deal with it...
1865 & 1915 - A Look Back

1865 & 1915 – A Look Back

Happy New Year! We thought a good way to kick off the new year would be to look back 100 and 150 years ago, to see what was happening then. Knowing history is always a good thing, whether you use it to inform your reading, to inspire new creations, or just look at the news...