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Gerri Bauer
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Author of the Persimmon Hollow series of Christian historical romance novels
Author of the Persimmon Hollow series of Christian historical romance novels

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Old estate inventory lists shed light on everyday things.
A life in belongings
A life in belongings
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A life in belongings
19th century estate inventory lists were often highly detailed. I'm so enjoying Lucy Worsley's book, Jane Austen At Home , because it focuses on "everyday things from an ordinary life" (16). That's how I try to focus this blog: on the everyday parts of dail...
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A life in belongings
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Catholics made inroads in educating children of color in early Florida, but all wasn't perfect.
Hardly perfect
Hardly perfect
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Hardly perfect
Detail of the cover of the 2006 El Scribano. I didn't want to write this post. So I delayed, and delayed, and procrastinated some more. Why? Because I like to write about the strengths of the pioneer Catholic community in Florida. Not its weaknesses. But th...
Hardly perfect
Hardly perfect
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It's hard to imagine what a trip on this road must have been like.
Relic road was modern marvel
Relic road was modern marvel
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Relic road was modern marvel
Vehicles aren't allowed, but you can hike a one-mile section of the 1917 Pershing Highway. (Photo credit: Gerri Bauer) We're super-sized in so many ways in our modern lives. A giant, single-serve soft drink comes close to the size of a whole bucket used to ...
Relic road was modern marvel
Relic road was modern marvel
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One-stop shopping for Florida settlers meant a trip to the general store.
One-stop shopping of yore
One-stop shopping of yore
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One-stop shopping of yore
The old-time general store offered one-stop shopping to pioneers and settlers. Kind of like Amazon and big box outlets do today. With some differences. Personality, for one. The general store of yore functioned as a community news hub, post office, and gath...
One-stop shopping of yore
One-stop shopping of yore
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An intergenerational book club - wonderful idea!
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Then and now, in time of death, a spouse, friends, neighbors step in when other family is far away
Of life and death
Of life and death
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