Storming the fort: And thus, I stood outside Fort Roberdeau.

I stood outside Fort Roberdeau, because I didn’t have enough money to get in. Soooo, this weekend The Hubs, The Rowdy Boys, and I journeyed to glamorous central Pennsylvania, home of Penn State University and a surprising amount of cows.  This conversation happened: The Hubs to The Preschooler: What comes from cows? The Preschooler: Poop. I […]

Much like the Confederate Army 150 years ago, I’m Antietam bound

Having baked a loaf of cinnamon sugar bread for the trip and then promptly hitting my head on the car door, almost knocking myself unconscious, the trip has begun. And, on a whim, I brought my reenacting clothes. You know. Just in case. And yes, if you’re curious, I did cry for twenty minutes when […]