I’ve always had a fondness for old mill buildings and remnants of our Industrial Revolution past. This picture is part of an extensive series I took some years ago. I was lucky enough to catch this building before it was completely demolished. And of course I was heartbroken that it was demolished.
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.