Old Paper

I love collecting old letters, diaries, and other documents and uncovering the stories they hold. Here are some of the joys, hardships, and lessons learned from the past.

A Fishy Love Story
Salmon packer Ralph Marlyn and his girlfriend Midge Miller take up a long-distance summer correspondence between Alaska and Oregon during the Recession of 1937-1938.

Sic semper amatoribus, or The Romance of the Breakup,
Virginians Emma J. Arnall and E.L.R. Dunn have a battle it out, but only as a lady and a gentleman would in 1873 and 1874.
  • Sic semper amatoribus, or The Romance of the Breakup, Part 1”
  • Sic semper amatoribus, or The Romance of the Breakup, Part 2”
  • Sic semper amatoribus, or The Romance of the Breakup, Part 3”
  • Sic semper amatoribus, or The Romance of the Breakup, Part 4”
  • Sic semper amatoribus, or The Romance of the Breakup, Part 5”
  • Sic semper amatoribus, or The Romance of the Breakup, Part 6”
  • Sic semper amatoribus, or The Romance of the Breakup, Part 7”
  • Sic semper amatoribus, or The Romance of the Breakup, Part 8”