Map Monday, how much snow to cancel school?

How much snow does it take to cancel school?  Astronomically we’re only half-way through autumn, but flakes are already flying in some parts of the country.  As I write this post blizzard-like conditions are in the forecast for the Lake Superior snow belts.  An impending snowstorm brings lots of questions. … Read more“Map Monday, how much snow to cancel school?”

Map Monday, Who really discovered America?

Who discovered America?  This simple three word question often elicits strong reactions.  Why?  Primarily because other than a wind-blown Chinese junk the generally accepted answers are all Europeans.  As a fifth-grader I was required to write a paragraph answering this question.  I dutifully wrote several sentences about the expected answer… Read more“Map Monday, Who really discovered America?”

New Review for Misaligned: The Celtic Connection

For small press and independent authors a new review is like receiving a letter back in the days before email, texting, and social media.  I know I’m showing my age, but I love getting physical mail.  To this day I look forward to walking to my mailbox and retrieving the… Read more“New Review for Misaligned: The Celtic Connection”