Sleepy Hollow: To be, or not to be


Regular readers of my posts quite likely already have noticed that these writings are about the histories of people, places, and things that I have recalled, researched, or fact-checked to the best of my ability and chronicled here because I hold something about their existence near and dear to my heart.  Infrequently though, I add … Continue reading Sleepy Hollow: To be, or not to be

“In the Words of Women: The Revolutionary War and the Birth of the Nation, 1765 – 1799”


Gossipers believed "Nelly" Custis' demeanor wild and her contentious predilection towards  life, love, relationships, and marriage half crazy. This is my conclusion supported by her own words in a letter to her friend, Elizabeth, below.  I believe Nelly might also have been better born in the 20th Century. And, based upon the authors' blog “… I remain … Continue reading “In the Words of Women: The Revolutionary War and the Birth of the Nation, 1765 – 1799”