My New Instagram Account

Hello, everybody! More and more people are using Instagram. If you have an Instagram account and you’d like to follow my Speaking schedule, announcements, and get links to interesting history articles, add me to the list of people you follow … Continue reading

What Does Auld Lang Syne Mean?

New Year's Eve Clock

What does Auld Lang Syne mean? No song is as inextricably linked to a specific moment as the singing of Auld Lang Syne at midnight on New Year’s Eve. A countdown begins as the clock counts down to 12:00 am … Continue reading

The Ghost of Olive Thomas

The Ghost Of Olive Thomas

I’ll admit that I don’t really believe in ghosts. All the fuss people make about haunted houses leaves me shaking my head In disbelief. Nonetheless, I learned that the Ghost of Olive Thomas – a once-famous movie star and legendary … Continue reading