My First 100 Reads of 2021.

Looking for something new to read? Look no further than the 100 books I’ve read so far in 2021! TL;DR – there’s more romance on this list than I thought there would be…

A Quick Look at Three Pittsburgh Landmarks.

In my last few posts about Pennsylvania, I took a look at facts and histories from Dave Hurst’s book, PENNSYLVANIA’S ALLEGHENY MOUNTAINS. Today we’ll go a different route and use several online resources instead. In this post we’ll take a look at the histories of three well-known Pittsburgh establishments: The Cathedral of Learning, Phipp’s Botanical…

Three Amazing Facts About Pennsylvania.

Interested in knowing more about the great state of Pennsylvania? Here are three amazing facts that’ll surely cause you think twice about what you already know.

Four Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Pennsylvania.

There are many things every life-long Pennsylvanian knows about our vast and wooded Commonwealth. While many can’t wait to escape the state for greener pastures, many more of us have this moment where we just fall in love with our state even more. Yes – that is entirely possible, even in a state such as…

Five Victorian Etiquette Practices We Could Use Today.

What do you think about when you see the word “history?” A specific decade? A certain place? Figures you wish to emulate, or hate? Events you wish turned out differently, or you can see how they affected the current times? Well, here’s what I see when I read a book titled TRUE LADIES AND PROPER…

Introducing a New Blog Series

As I’ve mentioned before, things are changing here on anotherhartmanauthor. Blog series have finished, so it’s time to begin a few new ones and see how they go. Today’s short little ditty is all about the next idea: My Last Five Books. I’m still figuring out how I’m going to do my book reviews, so…

Five (but really six) Books I Bought Today.

Money is super tight these days, so nobody, not even you. Not myself. Should feel bad about where we buy our books. At one point in time, the only two places I could afford new reading materials was at Goodwill, and scrounging through the “used” book sellers on Amazon. I still check out the used…

Five Pennsylvania Places I’d Love to Visit

Come along with me as I learn more about my own State,and follow for possible visits to these mentioned places in the future! The last time I did any traveling was in September of 2020. Half of Pennsylvania was still shut down due to…everything. But my family and I were experiencing an intense case of…