Posted in August 2012

Visions of the Past: My Hometown’s Ghost Signs

While my hometown of Fargo, North Dakota is growing, remnants of the past still echo on the walls of the downtown area.  Ghost signs of historical ads build character and a sense of nostalgia  for viewers taking a stroll down the busy street.  I decided to do a little research to gain a better understanding of the faded … Continue reading

Inspiring Blog Award

I’ve been nominated for the “Inspiring Blog Award” by Joanna Linsley-Poe at Ancientfoods.  To be nominated by a blogger that I find inspiring made me smile.  Thank you Joanaa.  If you haven’t seen her blog, check it out, it is educational and entertaining! I’ve copied the rules for you. The rules for the “Inspiring Blog Award” are Acknowledge and thank the giver. Link … Continue reading

Art, Gender and the Ancient Olympic Games

For anyone interested in culture and history the Olympic Games are like a slice of heaven.  An event that has been around for hundreds of years which has grown to where over 200 countries cross and come to represent their home.  The ancient games began as a sporting festival and is full of legends and mystery.  Of course we can learn … Continue reading