Getting Along, Then and Now

Thanks to LinkedIn, I met the Rev. Kathleen Panning who has a radio show called, “Aflame Ministry.” She interviewed me recently about getting along then and now, based on my historical novel, Mayflower Chronicles: The Tale of Two Cultures. It was a wonderful conversation and I’m happy to make our conversation  available to you. We discussed how the encounters between the Pilgrims and the native population 400 years ago have connections to today’s cross-cultural issues and […]

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Guest Blog: Elizabeth Splaine

I met Beth Splaine at a writer’s competition in Vermont in 2019. Though we competed for a grand prize, we both won because out of that event came a great friendship. She read the audio version of Mayflower Chronicles: The Tale of Two Chronicles. Next Tuesday she and I will be doing a book presentation/signing together at Storybook Cove in Hanover, MA.  Thanks, Beth for giving me a week off. Guest Blog by Elizabeth Splaine Several weeks ago, a […]

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June and Juno

June has always been the official changing of the seasons and weekly routines for me. In my youth we didn’t get out of school for the summer until sometime in June. In June Mom brought the kiddy pool up from the basement and set it up for us in the back yard. June brought lazy days reading on the porch swing, riding bikes with friends, begging to go to Huntington Beach west of Cleveland, and […]

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Edward Rickford & The Bend of the River

Welcome Edward Rickford, author of the historical novels, The Serpent and the Eagle and most recently, The Bend of the River. Tell our readers about your new historical fiction. Bend of the River is an exciting historical novel that recounts a fascinating expedition which toppled a seemingly invincible hegemon, established the first European foothold in all the Americas, and helped usher in the era of world trade. What makes your book unique? I think my book […]

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Happy Thanksgiving Then and Now

This audio clip from “Houston Matters” producer Michael Hagerty covers some elements of the story of the first Thanksgiving we often miss – including one that might sound all too familiar to us these days. Adding Some Historical Context To The Story Of The First Thanksgiving November 3, 2020 Houston Matters Houston writer Kathy Haueisen, a direct descendant of pilgrims, discusses her book, Mayflower Chronicles – The Tale of Two Cultures. While most of us learned some […]

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