In honor of the the 400th anniversary of the establishment of the Jamestown settlement (which, coincidentally, is also my 13th wedding anniversary), author Kris Bordessa is offering a sneak peek inside her book, Great Colonial Projects You Can Build Yourself.
Unfortunately for stumped anniversary-present shoppers, a colonial pump drill is not on my wish list this year.
The Ancient Greeks in Thirteen Words
From the Archives: Life on the Trail
I Bet the Snails Smelled Worse
Exploring Scotland with Martha Morse
What the Tide Brought In (and Carried Out, and Brought Back In, etc.)