FDR was a philatelist – Stamps Comics #7, October 1952

Steve Lopez's Big Blog o'Fun

At the risk of sounding like Ray Liotta at the start of Goodfellas, as far back as I can remember I’ve been a history buff. When I was four or five years old, my parents gave me small action figures and toy soldiers from a variety of historical eras, and (when I wasn’t playing with them) I used to spend hours looking them up in the family encyclopedia and reading about them. History was always my favorite school subject; many of my elective courses were history classes. Much later I spent a couple of years working as a historian.

This blog allows me to share some of my favorite interests: writing, gaming, movies, comics, and (on a good day) I get to throw a little history into the mix. Today’s a good day.

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