William & Mary and Penniman, Virginia

After the War to End All Wars ended (November 1918), the whole world changed. The bloom of Virginia’s youth had gone to Europe to fight in The Great War. Between mustard gas and powerful munitions, many suffered crippling injuries and many never made it back...

My Pink House Has Gone Green

My pink house is now green. Green – as in – environmentally friendly. Well, let me restate that. It’s as environmentally friendly as an old house can be. On March 10, 2011, we assassinated our old cast-iron, oil-fired boiler. It wasn’t pretty,...