Retro Wednesday: Diaries Part Two

I’ve been writing a bit about the physical dairies themselves.  Check out these posts: Retro Wednesday: Diaries: Part One Throw Back Thursday: Advice Way to bury the lead, but the most interesting, an controversial thing in this diary study, is what was written on the diary pages themselves.  The other older diaries shared important events…

Uncomfortable: Part Three: The Ethics of Nonfiction

I have been wrestling with this for about a week now, ever since I transcribed a few of these passages and came across an alarming pattern.  Now, It may be a pattern that leads to nothing.  Nothing to see here, folks!  It could also be a part of the story that would matter very deeply…

The Great Hurricane of 1938

It seems the powers that be, or mother nature, or…some entity had it out for us in the 1930s.  I always marveled at how the Stock Market Crash and The Great Depression weren’t enough karmic punishment, (for what I don’t know!) but there was The Dust Bowl to make things even worse.  Now as I’m…