What I’m Reading Now: April 3, 2019

Maxwell King, The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers (Abrams, 2018, 405 pp.) Fred Rogers as a child was bullied, chased home from school, and taunted as “Fat Freddy.” An only child, he sought refuge in the attic of his parents’ home, where he created his own world with puppets that heContinue Reading »

S2E9: Paul Pressly, Ossabaw Island, and Environmental History

This week’s podcast guest is Paul Pressly, who talks about Ossabaw Island, his new book on environmental history–Coastal Nature, Coastal Culture—just out from UGA Press, and the history and future of Georgia’s great barrier island treasures.

S2E8: A Charles Dickens Christmas: Christmas at Dingley Dell, from The Pickwick Papers

A special Christmas podcast, with Stan reading from one of his favorite books, as Mr. Pickwick and his fellow Pickwickians visit Dingley Dell Manor Farm for a good old fashioned English Christmas. Enjoy and Merry Christmas!

S2E7: The League of Women Voters of Coastal GA

Stan’s guest this week is Cuffy Sullivan, the president of the League of Women Voters of Coastal Georgia. She talks about the League’s history, its mission, and what it does and doesn’t do.

S2E6: Savannah’s Historic Cemeteries

What’s it like to oversee and take care of Savannah’s hauntingly beautiful historic cemeteries? This week’s guest is the man responsible for taking care of those important cultural and historic resources, Sam Beetler, Savannah’s Cemetery Conservation Coordinator. Enjoy!