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C-Span to interview James B. Hunt, author of “Restless Fires,” Sat. Sept. 2nd. Check it out: www.c-span.org/citiestour

Saturday, September 2nd C-Span with interview Dr. James B. Hunt for its Spokane Cities Tour of authors.  The details are as follows: Book TV (on C-SPAN2, Comcast channel 28) –SATURDAY, September 2 at 4:30pm PT/ 7:30pm ET ·         American History … Continue reading

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Cedar Key, Florida

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John Muir may have rested under this Live Oak in 1867-68. While at Cedar Key Linda and I were hosted by a family that owns property on Hodgson Hill. The Live Oaks there were likely present…

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Cedar Key, Florida

While at Cedar Key Linda and I were hosted by a family that owns property on Hodgson Hill. The Live Oaks there were likely present when John Muir was recuperating from malaria in late 1867 and early, Jan. 1868. I … Continue reading

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Savannah, Georgia–a place of many surprises.

The other pictures are also taken in Savannah including an Art Museum showing the big impact the arts currently have in Savannah with the growth of the Savannah School of Art and Design, a picture of a presentation at Book … Continue reading

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Cedar Key, Florida

Cedar Key is a lovely, laid back community on the Gulf of Mexico, north of Tampa. Muir came down with malaria in late October and had to stay here until early January, 1868 when he then shipped for Havana, Cuba. … Continue reading

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Love and Resurrection at St. Simon’s Island

As Linda and I went to St. Simon’s Island to give a lecture at Coastal Georgia University in nearby Brunswick, we visited Christ Church. This Church was built by a grieving pastor who lost his wife on their honeymoon while … Continue reading

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Big Treasures in Small places

From the mountains of Georgia, we drove 5 and half hours to Columbus, Georgia and then onto Callaway Gardens for presentations. At the Rose Cottage Bakery and Restaurant in Pine Mountain, Georgia near Callaway, we met Maria Makin who, with … Continue reading

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