Entry #1

Crossing the Finish Line Dust off the creaky desk chair. Fluff the writer’s support pillow.The day has arrivedTo begin old endeavors, once again. Friends, new and old, it is with great pleasure that I announce the completion of my Bachelor’s Degree. The long arduous road has come to an end and I am thrilled toContinue reading “Entry #1”

Geology Rocks

Amethyst Keeps You Sober Since a young age, I have collected rocks for any reason teetering on the logical fence. Naturally, as I get older, my interest lies in their composition and not just how pretty they are (although that definitely helps). As a leisure activity, I often like to go rock digging with myContinue reading “Geology Rocks”

Happy National Poetry Month

This blog was originally written for THE SPARK newsletter for Arizona State University “Listen, my readers, and you will hear of that awful thing you’ve dreadfully feared.You cannot run, in this edition, – alas! History has met your English Lit. class.” Indulge me with your kindness. I am far from the days of my angsty high schoolContinue reading “Happy National Poetry Month”

Beware the Ides of March

This blog was originally written for THE SPARK newsletter for Arizona State University Take comfort, for I am not a soothsayer, and I do not bring you dreadful news. Immortalized through Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, the fifteenth of March has been a particularly fun day that isn’t highlighted on the calendar. If you are surfing throughContinue reading “Beware the Ides of March”

You are here…

Salutations and welcome.  I am your host, Allison Parsons, and if you are new to this site you have stumbled upon the best place to start. Here at History Through the Pages we take a look at history through a researcher’s eyes, uncut and unedited. While we bring you history as we understand it, weContinue reading “You are here…”