Monthly Archives: November 2015

Thanksgiving

Since I’ve been posting old articles, I thought I’d do a current one. Next week, we celebrate Thanksgiving, a holiday with a lot of baggage. First, let’s look at two classic images of traditional Thanksgiving. Wonderful. The first is a … Continue reading

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Interesting… (Pre-British Colonists in Virgina)

(Originally posted at http://marccarlson.livejournal.com/59567.html 6 March 2006) I’ve been recently doing some more reading on the early colonization of Viginia (Yes again). I found an interesting article – Mallios, Seth W. “Exchange and Violence At Ajacan, Roanoke and Jamestown.” In … Continue reading

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A quick and dirty view of Williamsburg and history.

(Originally posted at http://marccarlson.livejournal.com/2855.html 5 October 2005) The first time I went to Williamsburg, I knew next to nothing about it, beyond that it was some old colonial town that had been somewhat restored, and had a historical disctrict where … Continue reading

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Green Corn Rebellion

(Originally posted at http://marccarlson.livejournal.com/228403.html 10 November 2009) Oklahoma has always had an interesting history regarding socialism. In 1914, for example, the Socialist candidate for governor won 21 percent of the vote, and Socialists held 6 seats on the Legislature and … Continue reading

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Well, heck

Ok, so I have a new issue — aside from the fact that my IT … nice people are as helpful as you might expect from caring, interested, hardworking people who are interested in maintaining their traditional levels of outstanding … Continue reading

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Website issues

So, they want to move stuff off the old website and onto a new space in the server scheme.  So what does IT do?  I can edit anything I want on the new space, which doesn’t show up to the … Continue reading

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Sack of Ma’arra

Link to a LiveJournal entry on the Sack of Ma’arra

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Old Blog

In October of 2005, I started a blog over on LiveJournal called Journal of a Historical Polymath and that was about as effective a blog as you might imagine my being able to keep up with.  Gradually it failed and has … Continue reading

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New Site Location

What with one thing and another, I may have to migrate from my university web page eventually.  So I am trying to see if I can’t get the more relevant things moved over here first.

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