Southeastern Primitive Rendezvous, 2022

We enjoyed this event immensely. The first three days were hot and humid, but the third night rain moved in and it was much cooler the remainder of the time we were there. We met people who share our interests, spoke with visitors on public days, and look forward to participating again. We ate quiteContinue reading “Southeastern Primitive Rendezvous, 2022”

Presentation for Montevallo University’s Upward Bound Students.

I was given two hours to present an overall view of 18th century life for these students. It was incredibly difficult to condense everything into this two-hour time slot, but that’s about as long as the students were able to concentrate anyway. I discussed historic foods and cooking techniques, herbal medicine, gardening, common wild plantContinue reading “Presentation for Montevallo University’s Upward Bound Students.”

Independence Day Program 2022

Martin and I set up displays and shared information with the public at the Prattaugan Museum on July 4, 2022. To say it was hot is an understatement. We enjoyed visiting with friends from DAR and SAR and somehow agreed to volunteer at the museum before the day was out. We closed out the dayContinue reading “Independence Day Program 2022”

Training with the Mississippi SAR

Martin gave his black powder safety class for the Mississippi SAR over this past weekend. He was accompanied by Joe Barker, David Jones, Michael Araiza, and David Michael Martin Jr from Alabama SAR. Buddy Irving attended and is a member of both societies. We are appreciative of the Miss. group for sending the photos. WeContinue reading “Training with the Mississippi SAR”