2008 Year in Review: First Sentences


The first sentence from the first post of the first day of each month of this year.  Exciting, eh? January:  “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) tells a familiar story.” February:  “It’s early morning on Sunday 1 February 1998 and mist shrouds Galway as I board a bus to Rossaveal.” March:  “On the first of March…

History Blogs


One of my goals for my second year of blogging is to use this technology for learning, sharing, and writing about history.  I recently learned from an article in the History New Network about the Cliopatria Awards.  For the past three years, these awards have been given to recognize excellence in various aspects of history…