More than Ministers: Concluding My Research on the Chaplaincy

This summer and this research went by very quickly! It’s pretty amazing to look at a completed and polished 50 page paper and remember how it all started with a simple idea. When I initially conceived this idea almost a year ago, I didn’t realize it would lead to a much larger project. As I […]

Newly found files add intrigue and depth

grandpa young adult

“Adventure is routine with us now, only time things are dull is when the engine is running,” my Grandfather wrote home to his mother. I have been diving in to my Grandfather’s writing, letters home, and “personal abstract” written later in life. Even though he passed away in 2010, I am very lucky that he […]

Research Realities and Running Out of Time

In my last blog post I was at home optimistically learning about some park history and tinkering around with my story map. After that blog post it took me way too long to figure out that I was not using the correct kind of story map for what I wanted to build. Who knew? When […]