Friends, Goats, and Dimes in Shamokin, PA

Since I started metal detecting, I’ve met fellow diggers from all reaches of the country and even the world. On occasion, I’ll get a private message from someone jabbering at me in Arabic… to which I respond with a confused ice-cream… Continue Reading

Second Ticket to the Underground Railroad

This weekend was epic–my husband hates when I use that word, but I would be robbing the experience if I used any lesser word. Allow me to begin with the story of Daniel Kaufman. Mr. Kaufman was an abolitionist icon–if… Continue Reading

My Motives for Metal Detecting

Despite what you would gather from reading my blog posts, I have only been metal detecting for a short while. Before that, you could find me scrounging around in old bottle dumps and hunting yard-sales for cheap treasures that struck… Continue Reading

Wright House Narrative

I wanted to share a bit about my trip to the historical society on Wednesday. My goal was to uncover more information on the Wright House–my new underground railroad permission–as well as more information about Latimore Township. I wanted to share… Continue Reading

My Ticket for the Underground Railroad

Today, I told my son a story today about the good guys and the bad guys. The bad guys chased the good guys to a house where they hid in the walls and the attic and the basement. When the… Continue Reading