In 1961, small town lawyer Harvey Fields died. His memory slowly disappeared over the years. Forty-five years later his political papers were discovered and identified a person that was far different from the aged lawyer from Farmerville, Louisiana. He had been a political activist fighting for the just causes of the American laboring man in … Continue reading I Called Him Grand Dad
Order from Lulu.com This is a memoir of a young Marine Sergeant who was Killed in Action in Operation Enduring Freedom in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Sergeant Joseph Davis Caskey was twenty-four years old on June 26, 2010 when the vehicle he was riding in hit an IED. The story of Sergeant Caskey is an account … Continue reading The Life of Marine Sergeant Joseph Davis Caskey: Fearless, Fallen but Not Forgotten
The most pivotal and yet least understood event of Frank Lloyd Wright’s celebrated life involves the brutal murders in 1914 of seven adults and children dear to the architect and the destruction by fire of Taliesin, his landmark residence, near Spring Green, Wisconsin. Unaccountably, the details of that shocking crime have been largely ignored by … Continue reading Death in a Prairie House: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Murders
This seems to be a favorite so I am bringing it back and making it a little easier to find. This is the little-known story of how a newly independent nation was challenged by four Muslim powers and what happened when America’s third president decided to stand up to intimidation.
With charm, wit, and compelling photographs, author Jennifer Pickens reveals how pets have played an important role in the White House throughout the decades, not only by providing companionship to the presidents and their families, but also by humanizing and softening their political images. The book starts with the Kennedy family and their menagerie of … Continue reading Pets at the White House: 50 Years of Presidents and Their Pets
Former district attorney Jeanine Pirro was cast as the bad guy fifteen years ago when she reopened the cold case of Kathleen Durst, a young and beautiful fourth-year medical student who disappeared without a trace in 1982, never to be seen again. Kathie Durst’s husband was millionaire real estate heir Robert Durst, son of one … Continue reading He Killed Them All: Robert Durst and My Quest for Justice
Dianne Hollis Lundy When I took a teaching job in Rapides Parish in 1969, I thought I would be teaching in a small country school, having been assigned to the junior high section of Ruby-Wise. Little did I know that I was destined to become a part of history when at midterm I became one … Continue reading The Girl from Nip ‘n’ Tuck