We Wish You Well

My grandfather was a man with a kind smile.  He died before I made it to ten years old.  When I had kids of my own and visited grandma’s house I discovered his old reel-to-reel tape recorder and found a treasure of information on the old tapes.  While I don’t know what year this particular…

A Heritage to Follow

The Lucius Clark book is up on Amazon. It’s been really neat to find lessons in there that apply no matter what age the reader is.  I’ve enjoyed these stories as a teenager, and now as a parent.  My parents are finding parallels with his mission to theirs.  There seems to be something here for…

Civilization Collapse

A few people I’ve gotten to know over the years have asked if I have a history degree.  When they do I refer them to my brothers who both have degrees and have taught in the subject.  Recently I came across a video that connects several of my favorite topics, history, systems theory, economics, and…

Uncovering History

One of my favorite podcasts is by far “Stuff You Missed in History Class.”  The two upbeat hosts take their audience on a well researched exploration backwards through the timeline twice a week.  They’ve covered the things that make history come alive.  On the way back from France with my daughter last year we listened…