GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #2

GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #2

According to Colorado Ghost Tours, a book by Ann Westerberg, “In 1896, the Rocky Mountain News declared that it was printing no more ghost stories, as they had become too numerous.” It’s no wonder the famed newspaper came out with such a...
GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #1

GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #1

Show me someone who doesn’t love a ghost story and I’ll show you someone who has no imagination, “she said good-naturedly.”  Drawn to tales from the Old West in character, story, song, and legend, I’m also drawn to ghost towns and their...
SPOILER ALERT, Romance Junkies!

SPOILER ALERT, Romance Junkies!

SPOILER ALERT, Romance Junkies! Okay, so I’m reading all about gold and gold mining, and its history, et al, when I thought to research a bit about why some stampeders during the Klondike Gold Rush were referred to as, Argonauts. Apparently some of these...
WHEN HISTORY GETS IT WRONG … HEARTS CAN BE BROKEN

WHEN HISTORY GETS IT WRONG … HEARTS CAN BE BROKEN

Yes, it’s happened before in history when the wrong information is set down for all time. Then, when some go back to correct the record, well-armed with the facts, it’s often too late. Why?  First impressions are usually lasting impressions.  Once fixed in the hearts...
LEONHARD SEPPALA is VIKING GOLD!

LEONHARD SEPPALA is VIKING GOLD!

LEONHARD SEPPALA is Viking Gold! (b.1877-d.1967) Leonhard Seppala, is arguably the greatest dog driver in history. Though he didn’t exceed five feet in height, his work with the Siberian husky is legendary. “Sepp,” as he was known to most, is equally remembered for...