Nostalgia – History’s Greatest Nemisis

Nostalgia has its rightful place at reunions, on anniversaries and within the pages of dusty photo albums; it has no place in the practice of history. Not be egregious, but words have meaning. They have precision. Words also have implication, … Continue reading

Starting Out

Growing up where I did, I find it hard to imagine that I wouldn’t be deeply drawn to American History, and yet, few others who shared the same geographic circumstances of my childhood are similarly inclined. I was surrounded by … Continue reading