Walking Philadelphia like it’s 1793

Yellow Fever has always been one of my research interests -- specifically, the Yellow Fever outbreak in Philadelphia in 1793. So when I got a chance to visit Philadelphia for the first time for a professional librarian's conference, I could not say no. The conference was Tuesday to Thursday, but I was arriving a day... Continue Reading →

Canyon Odyssey III: North to Lake Powell

Day Three: 7 August 2007 According to my journal, I slept well the previous night after running, diving and swimming all evening. The next morning, my group and IĀ gathered to pack up everything we would need for the remainder of the trip. We rushed around like madmen, packing our backpacks, making sure we had all... Continue Reading →

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