Intro to The Lafayette Square House Tour, Steampunk/Victorian Architecture, Home, and Garden – A Steampunk Journal Series

Every first weekend of June, the Lafayette Square neighborhood of St. Louis, MO USA holds its annual summer house and garden tour. I have done this tour several times and it never disappoints. The Painted Ladies Lafayette Square was built … Continue reading Intro to The Lafayette Square House Tour, Steampunk/Victorian Architecture, Home, and Garden – A Steampunk Journal Series

It Was a Disaster! The May 27, 1896 St. Louis Great Cyclone: A Steampunk Journal Series About Unfortunate Events

I’ve been fascinated by storms, even after surviving one as a child in my hometown of St. Louis. I’m a storm spotter for the U.S. National Weather Service. I’ve taken some incredible pics of lightning and cloud formations. But my … Continue reading It Was a Disaster! The May 27, 1896 St. Louis Great Cyclone: A Steampunk Journal Series About Unfortunate Events