Category Archives: Red Clay Blood River

Earth Gasping

On October 6 I gathered with other writers and avid readers at Grateful Steps Publishers Bookstore in Asheville, NC, to celebrate the appearance of another issue of Fresh, a literary magazine edited and published by J. C. Walkup, Penny Morse, … Continue reading

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The Mesabi

Minnesota’s Mesabi Range is historically the largest deposit of iron ore in the world. Arcing across the northeastern part of the state, it has been delivering iron ore to America’s steel mills since the end of the nineteenth century. The … Continue reading

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Paducah, Cahokia, and Hannibal: The Road Trip

On our recent road trip to western Minnesota I took along Granny D: You’re Never Too Old to Raise a Little Hell. Our good friend (and my collaborator in presenting Red Clay, Blood River to local audiences) Barbara Bates Smith … Continue reading

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Cyprus Log: Paphos

Before I tell you about our Sunday trip to visit archaeological sites on the southwest coast, let me tell you that Nicosia’s English newspaper, the Cyprus Mail, had an extensive article about our trip in Sunday’s edition. CLICK HERE to … Continue reading

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