The Emissary

A dystopian novel featuring polygamist cults, a half-lioness heroine, and a trash-talking libertine who may or may not be immortal. Published through Kindle Select in October 2013. Random-ish pins related to the book, the author, and the intersection therein.
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Difference between War and Revolution...

Difference between war and revolution…

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This was a card given to men to advertise houses of prostitution. When men came into town, they were sneakingly given these kinds of cards at the train station up until the 1930's or so. All cities had houses of prostitution, and the women were called "Soiled Doves" in the Victorian era. It was considered "normal" to have these brothels, they paid taxes etc. During the Civil War there was such a huge epidemic of venereal disease that in 1 town, the army  quarantined "doves" on a river boat.

This is NOT "a card given to men to advertise houses of prostitution. " It was a Victorian custom to have a mourning photo taken with one's back to the camera.

Playtex: Babies

"Yakuza Baby, Tattoo Boy & Punk Girl" or Pacifiers for Difficult Children! A print advertising campaign for Playtex Binky pacifiers created by the U.

Heart carving Saint Patrick's Catholic Cemetery London, Ohio

Carving at the edge - Heart carving Saint Patrick's Catholic Cemetery London, Ohio

WWI Food Propaganda, US Food Administration   This is a more benign version of a war-time propaganda piece I describe in the book...you'll know it when you read it. I like how the boy's saluting his mush as if to say, 'good riddance'.

"Little Amercans Do your bit. Eat Oatmean-Corn meal mush-Hominy-other corn cereals-and Rice with milk. Save the wheat for our soldiers. Leave nothing on your plate." Poster by Cushman Parker, 1917 on behalf of the United States Food Administration.

"The Top 10 Haunted Places in Ohio" #9 Old Xenia Road Woods, just south of London Ohio

"The Top 10 Haunted Places in Ohio" Old Xenia Road Woods, just south of London Ohio

Blue house with a nice tower in London, Ohio  When I first decided I wanted there to be a London USA in the novel, and then decided I wanted it to be in Ohio, I didn't actually know there was such a place. Oh reality, can you ever NOT surprise me?

Blue house with a nice tower in London, Ohio When I first decided I wanted there to be a London USA in the novel, and then decided I wanted it to be in Ohio, I didn't actually know there was such a place. Oh reality, can you ever NOT surprise me?

old London, Ohio - IH dealer

Saturday afternoon in London, Ohio, "the other side of the tracks"

The River Rouge - Geoff George

John Kar Bottling Popshop from water view - between Zug Island and Jefferson st. in delray

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