Gratitude Sale, Seasonal Specials, and an E-Book Store!

    Each day, I take time to focus on gratitude. As Thanksgiving approaches, our collective national consciousness moves to that realm. I am grateful for so many things this month. My family is in good health, we eat delicious, nutritious, food supplied by our local sustainable farmers. I have friends who keep in touch, access to telemedicine, and a comfortable home. I am also grateful to my reading audience. You have been very supportive…

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Kindred Spirits across the Pond: A story of two Conservancies

I’ve been doing lots of interviews, talks, and promotions of #heritagebreedsweek ¬†for the last two weeks. As a historian and someone who loves to connect with personalities in history, I’ve been doing deep research again on some of the people upon whose shoulders we stand when we do our conservation work. On May 26 I put some of that information together for a short talk at my Athens Toastmasters meeting via Zoom. I made a…

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