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    Pirates & Tampa Bay: Super Bowl LV

    Check out my latest on Pirates & Tampa Bay with Made By History in The Washington Post! You can find it here. The article focuses on the legend of Jose Gaspar and the history of pirates in Tampa Bay. It asks whether or not we should celebrate and romanticize these ruthless murderers, thieves, and slavers. I’m grateful for the opportunity to share my knowledge and love of pirate history. Let me know what you think!

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    Smuggling of Medical Supplies in American History

    After weeks of the Federal government telling states they were on their own when it comes to obtaining personal protective equipment (PPE) only to then seize those shipments, local officials are taking extreme measures to secure PPE for their healthcare workers, including…

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    Goals for 2020

    Yes, I know it’s still technically December. But bear with me. This is my fifth year using the Cultivate What Matters Powersheets for goal setting. Some years I’ve been better about focusing on my goals and using my Powersheets than…

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    Hello, November: Monthly Goals

    I’ve said it once, but I’ll say it again: How is it already November? Thanks to Emily Ley for this lovely November art! I know that I’m probably the world’s worst blogger, but I keep coming back and I keep…