For the Family

For the Family

A short story of this woman. Viciria- the mother of this man, Marcus Nonius Balbus. Balbus was proconsul of Rome, a senator, and the ‘first citizen of Herculaneum.’ Balbus and his family, two daughters, wife, mother and son’s statues were found in the theater that he...
Vesuvius and Herculaneum

Vesuvius and Herculaneum

To many these are just pictures of an ancient city in the area called Campania that is old. A moment caught in modern time because we can take pictures. In fact, these are MY pictures that I took when I was there. In fact the big pic on top is the settings of my novel...
Oh! Those Kids!!!

Oh! Those Kids!!!

Kids! Just what are you going to do with them? Me? I write about them. They are fun, but sometimes I do not like what they are doing. Take Birth of a Bully. That was a hard write in many ways. Bullies are not born really. They are made. By a parent usually who is a...
Red Fury Rebellion…the year of Four Emperors

Red Fury Rebellion…the year of Four Emperors

Galba    Otho    Vitellius   Vespasian I am not going to lie to you. I am having too much fun with these guys. And Nero. But as I research each of these men, I have found corruption more rampant than anything in any of our recent elections. Rome was a mess and it had...