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Merry Christmas, Sherlock Holmes style

Happy Holidays! As a mystery lover, Christmas reminds me of one of my favorite Sherlock Holmes stories, “The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle.” The mystery starts with a dropped hat and a Christmas goose left behind. The following recording is from the Sherlock Holmes audio archive of stories, many of them (including this one) narrated(…)

Happy Thanksgiving! What’s on the Menu?

Happy Tuesday before Thanksgiving! We’re all pressed for time right now, so I’ll just share a brief montage of interesting historical menus as you plan yours…who knows? It may give you ideas. Another cool thing about the following menus is who is hosting it. We have a hotel, a college, and…a hospital. I guess everyone(…)

1890s Etiquette for Engaged Couples

1890s Etiquette for Engaged Couples

Today I’m over at Misterio Press, talking about what was considered proper conduct for engaged couples in the late-nineteenth century. Since Concordia Wells is an engaged lady in Beloved and Unseemly (book 5 of the series, and just released), it seemed a fitting topic! Hope you can join us! ~Kathy 1 person likes this post. Like Unlike