Being Single In 1840 2.0

Hello everyone!  I’m pretty busy now with other projects, so I am going back and re-posting some of my older pieces. Hope you are all well! Nancy  It was not a good thing to be. Not at all. Not for a woman at least it wasn’t. Women who were single were always on the fringe…

Breakup And Divorce

Greetings friends,  This was a sensitive subject back in mid 19th century, as it still is in many ways, except that back in the time I am writing about, people were less apt to understand about either a breakup of a courtship, engagement or, the very worst of all, a marriage.   Since some of my…

Sexy Was In Back Then As Well

No, we didn’t invent sexy – much as we may like to think we did! Our modern philosophy of being upfront, out there, in your face and uber-obvious about sex doesn’t mean we are any better at it and certainly not any more sex-y than those who lived before us on the planet. Not by…

His Dream Girl

She’s the girl of his dreams…but… Our story continues with one of our most attractive male characters still in denial about the lady who owns his heart. Not stole it mind you, no she didn’t need to do that, she just walked in and bought it. That’s how it was and how it still is….

It’s His Own Damn Fault

For being afraid to love.  That’s what it all comes down to. The man is afraid to love a woman. Really, truly love her. That takes more courage than he has. No matter how good a front he puts up for the world. For being a thief. He’s stolen from a good woman. Worse than…