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The Roman Domina
02December
The Roman Domina

By JR Ridgley | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

The Roman Domina This lady fascinates me. In our modern world, we encourage our young girls to challenge their world. Stand up. Be counted. Not be run over my others, especially by men.  And we tend to look back at women in history as weak and submissive. I don’t see Roman women in that light. […]

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Love Backwards by JF Ridgley
25November
Open, Honest, and  Messy

By JR Ridgley | Love Backwards | 0 Comments

Yeah, lots of things happen on piers. People come and go. People meet other people. They learn something they didn’t know.

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18November
And Where Are You From

By JR Ridgley | Trucker Talk | 0 Comments

Truckers talk funny. The long hours of bringing you nearly everything in your house, somehow makes truckers very creative.  Our cities’ names are not their cities’ names. They do love to nickname. For example, I used to live in ‘Bright Lights’ and now I live in ‘Mile High.’ So Where are you from?  Here’s a […]

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The Horrors of Editing
08November
The Horrors of Editing

By JR Ridgley | General | 0 Comments

My excuse….I had just started publishing books and, being an ‘Indie’ who is not really ‘attention to detail’ as I should be. (I’m more right-brained/creative than left-brain/ATD.)

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Threatened Loyalties by JF Ridgley
27September
Dangers of Editing

By JR Ridgley | JF Ridgley | 0 Comments

Dangers of Editing… OH MY. I’m seeing that learning can be quite an embarrassing experience.  What I thought was a polished manuscript of my second ever published book,  I have discovered recently that it was not polished.  What I thought was so professionally edited…twice, it was not. But what did I know then?  Learning can […]

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Bears
27September
Bears

By JR Ridgley | Trucker Talk | 0 Comments

THE OTHER BEARS OUT THERE Thank God for the police officers who try their best to keep order on our highways and byways. We call them officers, cops, police officers. But in the world of Trucking, they have different titles.   I had to smile when I started learning this lingo while I was writing my […]

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21July
Nero’s Stadia

By JR Ridgley | JF Ridgley | 0 Comments

Where were the Christians executed? After Rome’s Great Fire of AD 64 In the Coliseum or  Vespasian’s Amphitheater Or In the Circus Maximus Answer-  Neither….  It was in Nero’s Circus The Vespasian hadn’t built his great amphitheater because he wasn’t emperor until AD 69…barely. The Circus Maximax was used for many things as gladiator fights, [...] Read More
Trucker Talk 101
20June
Trucker Talk 101

By JR Ridgley | Trucker Talk | 0 Comments

Well, most of us out on the highway know truckers, who drive 18-wheelers or semitrailer trucks, talk.  We also know they have their own lingo, which I’m new at as many of you out there driving in the hammer lane. Well I drive mostly in the granny lane except when I know I’m gonna turn […]

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Humboldt Bay and the Madaket Maritime Museum
25July
Humboldt Bay and the Madaket Maritime Museum

By JR Ridgley | Love Backwards | 0 Comments

Yeah, lots of things happen on piers. People come and go. People meet other people. They learn something they didn’t know.

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