Paying tribute to Civil War nurses, like Maureen, during Women’s History Month

Last Saturday, I took part in a Women’s History Month event at the Boonsboro Library. While my two fellow panelists are real historians—John Banks writes a great Civil War blog, and Emilie Amt is a professor of history at Hood College—I was invited because of DIVIDED LOYALTIES. The program was organized by Smoketown-Antietam Hospital Project. It…

Signing books in Boonsboro Dec. 2

Will you be in Boonsboro Saturday for the next book-signing at Turn the Page Bookstore? When I joined the long line that stretched down the sidewalk along the town’s main street at the June book-signing, I never dreamed I’d be invited to sit with all those illustrious authors, including Nora Roberts, one day in the…

Book/author love in Boonsboro

I got up early on Saturday to drive the 60 miles to Boonsboro for a book signing at Turn the Pages Bookstore featuring Nora Roberts, along with bestselling authors Mary Kay Andrews and Christine Trent and local authors Ed Maliskas and Steve Heske. I had heard these were major events with long lines and lots of…