Naulakha, Rudyard Kipling’s Priceless Jewel

By Ann Wallace I feel no twinge of conscience To deny me any theme When care has cast her anchor […]

Lord Byron’s Castle Chillon

Lord Byron’s set made it famous and it’s still a sight to see. Surveying Castle Chillon, an exquisite jewel that […]

Joaquin Miller, The Poet of the Sierras

Called the “Poet of the Sierras” and the “Byron of the Rockies,” Cincinnatus Hiner Miller alias Joaquin Miller was also termed a “poseur” and a “farce” during his careers as a 19th century lawyer, judge, pony express rider, newspaperman, teacher, cook, miner, conservationist and poet.