“Mr. Mummy” Video Recommendation with Dr. Bob Brier

“Bob Brier, Egyptologist and Author Affectionately known as Mr. Mummy, Dr. Bob Brier is recognized as one of the world’s foremost experts on mummies and Egyptology. As Senior Research Fellow at Long Island University/LIU Post in Brookville, New York, he has conducted pioneering research in mummification practices and has investigated some of the world’s mostContinue reading ““Mr. Mummy” Video Recommendation with Dr. Bob Brier”

The Best Years of Our Lives: Film Recommendation

“Fred, Al and Homer are three World War II veterans facing difficulties as they re-enter civilian life. Fred (Dana Andrews) is a war hero who, unable to compete with more highly skilled workers, has to return to his low-wage soda jerk job. Bank executive Al (Fredric March) gets into trouble for offering favorable loans toContinue reading “The Best Years of Our Lives: Film Recommendation”

National Geographic History: Magazine Recommendation

I highly recommend the National Geographic History magazine. The magazine offers 6 issues each year. There are full-color photographs throughout, which are stunning. Each article is well-considered and -written. The articles are varied. If you enjoy ancient history, you’re covered. Middle Ages? Yep, covered. American West? Enjoy! And so many topics in between as well.Continue reading “National Geographic History: Magazine Recommendation”


THIS WEEK IS THE LAST WEEK TO ENJOY FREE ADMISSION TO THE ST. ALBANS MUSEUM!! The St. Albans Museum is open Wednesday and Friday 11-4 and Saturday 10-2. Handy Cars has provided the wildly generous FREE ADMISSION in 2022. (Huge thanks to Handy Cars for that!) The money you’ve saved you could spend on theContinue reading “LAST WEEK OF FREE ADMISSION AT ST. ALBANS MUSEUM!!”


I am listening to The Nuremberg Trial via Audible (and NO, this is NOT a sponsored video), written by Ann and John Tusa. Admittedly, I doubt I would read this. That said, I do enjoy listening to it. It’s fascinating material. Description (from Amazon/Audible): “Here is a gripping account of the major postwar trial ofContinue reading “THE NUREMBERG TRIAL by Ann and John Tusa: BOOK RECOMMENDATION”

GHOST TOWNS by Gary B. Speck: Book Recommendation

Today, I am offering a book recommendation. And that book is: GHOST TOWNS by Gary B. Speck. Full color photos fill the pages as well as just enough information about each town to whet ones appetite or to allow one to move forward quickly. This is a wonderful book to begin your ghost town journey.


LOOK AROUND CHITTENDEN COUNTY, VERMONT, published in 1976, is a compilation of all of their Look Around series of booklets. It was released as a limited edition book with only 500 books produced. If you’re interested in the history of assorted buildings around Chittenden County in Vermont, then you’ll likely LOVE this book! I highlyContinue reading “LOOK AROUND CHITTENDEN COUNTY, VERMONT: Book Recommendation”

Puluz Smartphone Video Rig Kit Review

Today’s video is a review of the Puluz Smartphone Video Rig Kit. I use this item extensively when I film videos for YouTube. I begin with Amazon’s description because I purchased it from Amazon. I was looking for the least expensive option that also included the most options and versatility. Next, I explain what IContinue reading “Puluz Smartphone Video Rig Kit Review”


In today’s video, I am offering a documentary recommendation. The documentary is called PAPER CLIPS. Should you watch it, I recommend a box of tissues beside you. I know I needed them. It is an extraordinary film and I highly recommend it. Film Synopsis: “Searching for an effective way to teach their students about theContinue reading “PAPER CLIPS DOCUMENTARY RECOMMENDATION”

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