Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.Edgar Allan Poe
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”
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”
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”
Hello Readers! Your patience has been much appreciated since this month we have been slammed with other responsibilities. We are getting a steady stream of questions for our Ask A Historian segment. Thank you to all who have taken the time to send questions and well wishes. Thank you to the spammers for giving usContinue reading “Ask A Historian: “Who is that lady in the logo?””
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…”
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