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The Trip to Mary Dyer’s Stomping Grounds

The Anne Hutchinson/Mary Dyer Memorial Herb Garden at Founders’ Brook Park in Portsmouth, R. I. It’s a small, quiet park, befitting Mary Dyer’s humble nature. It was a happy accident … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mary Dyer, Friend of Freedom Cover

It looks like this is going to be the Mary Dyer cover. The cover is from E. Percy Moran’s 1897 painting A Fair Puritan. The red color is cranberry because, although … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Book Trailers

Announcing the release of Leaping Lemmings! September 6, 2016!   Just because it looks very cool: Leaping Lemmings! in Mandarin.   Announcing the release of Pete Seeger, The People’s Singer … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mary Dyer’s Impact on the First Amendment

Sunday, May 25th, was the 227th anniversary of the Constitutional Convention. It’s not one of those anniversaries that’s easy to remember, like the 200th (1987), but it’s worth remembering because … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · Leave a comment