Stamp That Tax

From British Colonial days to America’s Civil War, governments foreign and domestic used stamps to levy taxes.

The Greening of Marin

In the 1800s, the Irish flocked to the United States to earn a living and worship in peace. As new citizens, they contributed much to America and Northern California.


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I can get carried away in research. Sometimes, I realize that what I’ve written, as fascinating as it is to me, doesn’t belong in my current book. Rather than murder my darlings, I decided to share my outtakes with you. I hope you like them as much as I did.

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