Viking History & Exhibits

Vikings were known as seafaring people. Around 700 AD, the weather entered a climactic optimum, a cycle of warmer winters with few severe storms. During this period, Nordic people had ample resources to live and the freedom to pursue new opportunities. They had a keen knowledge of the sea and navigation. They were familiar with…Read more »

Liberty of Women

There are other women in history that fought for women’s rights, yet not as domineering and far-sighted as Matilda Joselyn Gage. The ceaseless aspiration of her soul was that humanity might be kept from all forms of oppression. Love of liberty for herself, her sex, and for all humanity was like a flame in her…Read more »

The Mating Call

Here is a poem I wrote after watching sage grouse play. A grouse waved his fan of feathery spikes, Behind his robe of cotton whites, And strutted across the cracked, dried mud. He puffed out his yellow globes, Egg-like sacs below his throat, And emitted a series of popping sounds, Daring his buds to the…Read more »

A Great Read

After watching a trailer for a new show, Discovery of Witches, I was upset that it wasn’t available without a purchase of the station. THEN, out of pure luck, I found it at the library under choice books. I highly recommend this book for those that like to read fantasy. It’s about a historian professor…Read more »