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Don’t Need a Weatherman When You Have Dylan, Forbes

  • January 20, 2018

Two years ago yesterday, I delivered a Banner Lecture Series on Matthew Fontaine Maury and his "Last Crusade," the drive for a National Weather Service at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond.  He failed.  The next day after the lecture…

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The Texas Blues Lady with the Red Dress on

  • February 15, 2016

The idea was to get away for awhile after speaking in Fredericksburg. So I booked a resort near Williamsburg expecting it to be a little warmer than Washington.  After all, I had lived in Tidewater Virginia for almost nine years…

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Timing is Everything

  • January 25, 2016

Timing Is Everything Delivered the Banner Lecture Thursday at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond. More than 200 very interested members and guests attended the address on Maury’s involvement in Virginia’s Reconstruction and his “Last Crusade” -- to establish a…

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