A Research Ghost

How many people can actually state with certainty they have had a ghostly encounter? Probably a lot. How many historical researchers can state with certainty they encountered a ghost during their research? Probably the latter list would be a very short one. Every time I look at this photo I’m reminded of my ghost encounter…

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What Old Medical Records Reveal

  Imagine being a three-year-old little boy getting your hand mangled in an accident. Imagine it’s the late 1930s to early 1940s and the closest doctor is nearly 10 miles away. Imagine a rural county doctor performs nothing less than a miracle to save your life. After my first presentation on the Hunt murders at…

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Best Editing Partner

  In celebration of National Puppy Day – here’s my tribute to my lovely girl, Azrael. She’s always by my side and when I curse at my editing  or anything else that deserves curses this is the response I get – “What can I doooooo?” She always has my back with her ever-watchful eyes and…

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