Thanksgiving

When I was a kid, I had a paper cutout set that came out at Thanksgiving. It has a backdrop of Plimoth Village, and little paper Pilgrims – children and adults – as well as a handful of Native American…

Tech knowledge

One of the many hats I wear at work (because, really, who doesn’t wear multiple hats?) is as the Department Technical Support. Setting up computers, frozen screens, defective mice – I am the front line. When I’m at a loss,…

Case Context

I spent today at the Ohio Historical Society, in their library and archive. It’s a lovely reading room, with skylights, and the staff has been amazing. During my lunch break, I took the opportunity to wander a bit among the…

Childrens Books

You might say this post has nothing to do with history. And you could be right. Or not. Over the past few years, the number of people I know with infants and toddlers has increased drastically. Some of the babies…