Migration

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A few years ago in academic circles, a movement began called “Popular History.” Literally, this is the history of the people, not kings, queens or generals.  The people…the 99 percent who never became famous, who lived their daily lives, sometimes … Continue reading

Good wind

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Mom said It’s an ill wind that brings no good with it. I’ve tried to tell myself that thought when misfortune strikes and sure enough its true. We had some terrific winds in the past week and the rose trellis out … Continue reading

The ugly past rears its head.

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I arrived in the Washington DC area fifty-five years ago today.  My husband just returned from SE Asia, had been assigned to Quantico VA.  This day, we were driving from Maryland to visit my husband’s cousins. As we passed through … Continue reading