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“Letters From Colorado: 1880-1889” is coming soon!

So what are you writing next?  That is the most frequent question since I have finished “Old Boston: As Wild As They Come.”  I have answered that the next story I am working on is related to Chapter 12 in … Continue reading

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It’s now available via #amazon! “Old Boston: As Wild As They Come” https://amzn.to/2Ly1gGK On November 16, 1886, four members of the Atlantis Town Company stopped on the Southeast Colorado plains to stake out and establish Boston, Colorado. Frontier newspaperman Sam Konkel joined … Continue reading

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Reading Old Time Newspapers: A Primer

It feels great to find interesting tidbits in old newspapers—for me it has been part of researching my book, for others, it may be finding an obituary, marriage announcement, or other types of notice. But sometimes historical newspapers used abbreviations … Continue reading

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Pre order “Old Boston: As Wild As They Come” now for the July 2, 2018 release date!

The back cover of my book is a 2017 picture from what would have been South Main Street Boston, Colorado 1886-1889. We often think of the old days in black & white when actually the sunsets then were as just … Continue reading

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Pre sales orders for “Old Boston: As Wild As They Come” will open soon.

Old Boston: Wild As They Come will be here shortly…  On November 16, 1886, four members of the Boston Town Company stopped on the Southeast Colorado plains to stake out and establish Boston, Colorado. Frontier newspaperman Sam Konkel joined the … Continue reading

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