Metacom Saga Blog
A thing that frustrates me is when I spend a long time on something, and then it turns out that I have wasted my time doing it. I am not pointing out the editing process of my work. There are bound to be mistakes discovered. It is the position of the editor to find those … Continue reading Stop!!! →
There are times when as an author, a day just isn’t working for me. I am not able to get my brain to focus on the work that I am doing for the day. I want to rip my notes that it has taken me seven to eight years to research. I wish to throw … Continue reading An Author’s Frustration… →
A family may be large, or it may be small. A family may be close, or it may have dysfunction and estrangement. Regardless, every family has traditions and a story of its origin. I am going to tell you the story of a family that immigrated to Boston in 1897. This family had TEN children. … Continue reading Dig for that Nugget →
Everyone talks about the hustle and bustle of Black Friday. But for many years, the day after Christmas was when my grandfather was still alive he officially opened the doors of our Christmas tree farm at Cochituate Road, in Wayland, Massachusetts to the public. In his infinite wisdom, Granddaddy knew many families had traditions to … Continue reading Pandemic Holiday Message-2020 →
The King Philip’s War has the distinction as being known as the bloodiest conflict per capita than any other war in American history. The colonists had settled in the New World, where they sought religious freedom and new opportunities. Although relations with the Native Peoples were initially on good terms, the desire for expansion led … Continue reading The Missing Sachem’s Club →
The Metacom Saga is the true story of the King Philip’s War, Philip’s last chance to drive back the frontier settlements from their native lands and regain his culture’s sovereignty. The conflict stands as the first prolonged Indian war with the English colonies. Its themes that are present in this story can also be found … Continue reading Vacuum Domicilium →
The English colonies in 1675 desperately were unprepared for a war with the indigenous tribes of New England, led by King Philip. The colonists believed that they were God’s chosen people. They believed that God had created a profound agreement with them, whereupon he would grant them good fortune if they would follow the Scriptures, … Continue reading Redemption Rock →
This is a bizarre question to ask, isn’t it? One cannot say that fault belongs to the English for how they treated their native neighbors. The two sides didn’t understand one another. Phillip tried to keep the peace. The English authorities were hungry for expansion. Multitudes of settlers were coming to the New World. This … Continue reading Would You Pay To See A Hand In A Jar? →
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