Tagged: Guest posts

Hiding in the Branches


This week I invited inveterate ancestry devotee Mary Dolan to share her experience digging out her ancestor’s secrets. Genealogy is mainstream. The British series Who Do You Think You Are and its American counterpart and Henry Louis  Gates’ African American Lives and Faces of America entertain us with celebrities discovering their often humble and always surprising roots. I’ve […]

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A Puritan Thanksgiving


This week I’ve invited M. E. KEMP, who writes an historical mystery series featuring two nosy Puritans as detectives. Her latest book is Death of  a Dancing Master. She lives in Saratoga, NY. Ninety years after the Pilgrim’s feast of thanksgiving in 1620, the Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay Colony still celebrated the holiday — only it […]

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