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Cross Dressing Warriors in the Civil War

One of the characters our Emmy Evers meets in Book Three of the Widow Walk Saga, The Fairness of Beasts, is a young woman who disguises herself as a Union soldier in order to be close to her lover.

Cross dressing was not uncommon. Although both the Union and Confederacy forbade women to enlist and women distinguished […]

By |March 17th, 2015|Diary|1 Comment

The Butterfly Victim

Last evening I had the opportunity to see (again) and hear Madame Butterfly, the Puccini 1904 grand opera set in 19th century Nagasaki, Japan. This version was produced by the excellent local company Lyric Opera Northwest whose mission is to provide classical operatic venues in which local talented young singers can perform with seasoned […]

By |March 16th, 2015|Diary|0 Comments

The Cimarron

The Cimarron (Cimaroons) were Congolese African slaves who escaped from the Spanish in Panama and lived in the forests of the Darién Gap. Masters of camouflage and known for their cunning ferocity, for hundreds of years, they and their descendants preyed on the travelers of the Camino Real and the Rio Chagres, allying themselves […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Isthmus|0 Comments

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By |August 31st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments