Monthly Archive: January, 2022

The Miser and the Lady Philanthropist


By some accounts, Russell Sage, the Gilded Age multi-millionaire, was so despised by his neighbors in his hometown of Troy, New York that he was forced to move to New York City where… Continue reading

New York’s Civil War Contradictions by Eileen Charbonneau


No city was more of a help to the Union war effort, or more of a hindrance than New York, New York. The city raised more men, money, and materiel for the war… Continue reading

New Release Wednesday: Daughter of the King by Kerry Chaput


My first guest on this new feature is an author I met through the writer’s group Women Fiction Writer’s Association. Her novel, The Daughter of the King, released on December 16 from Black… Continue reading