Wednesday was another lovely autumn day in Virginia, with summer-like temperatures and clear blue skies in Colonial Williamsburg. There's likely one more day for pictures like these - but with Hurricane Sandy making its way of the east coast of America, I'm not counting on anything beyond that.
Left: Behind the blacksmith shop, looking east. Below: Duke of Gloucester Street, looking towards the Capital. Photographs copyright Susan Holloway Scott
There’s a big difference in how we use history. But we’re equally nuts about it. To us, the everyday details of life in the past are things to talk about, ponder, make fun of -- much in the way normal people talk about their favorite reality show.
We talk about who’s wearing what and who’s sleeping with whom. We try to sort out rumor or myth from fact. We thought there must be at least three other people out there who think history’s fascinating and fun, too. This blog is for them.