I Know a Place…

I know a place where there is no smog and no parking problem… and no television commercials… So begins Robert Heinlein’s novel Glory Road. It’s a happy place the hero finds, with lovely land and friendly people. And quiet. We have no “quiet” anymore. People go outside to have a walk or run in nature[…]


I’m pleased to announce the launch of a new website, Tudorland. Tudorland explores an area I’ve long been interested in, which is the history of the Tudor and era in England. Since I was only eleven-years-old and saw the movie Anne of the Thousand Days, I’ve been keenly interested in this historical era. The people[…]

The Ghost in the Little House by William V. Holtz

The Ghost in the Little House: A Life of Rose Wilder Lane by William V. Holtz, reviewed by Deb Houdek Rule. A biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s only daughter, Rose Wilder Lane. It is rather controversial among Laura’s fans as a major premise of the book is that Rose, not Laura, was the real writer of the beloved Little House series of books.