So…you’re curious…what is My History Fix anyway?
It’s my very own time machine! It’s a digital broadside where I share what fuels my addiction to history and old stuff! I live with it and seek it out at every turn—be it in a book or the world around me.
Even with a master’s degree in historic preservation, even living in the city of Boston, I knew it would be tough to find work in the field of history. So while I work at a successful charter school raising funds and planning awesome events, helping ensure the school is a light in the daily lives of our students—I still need “my history fix.”
I absolutely love history! Not memorizing dates and battles and such, but the fun stuff, the things I can relate to in my daily life: how people lived, how they ate, how they celebrated, how they earned a living…you name it!
You can expect the unexpected here. Oh and you’ll be surprised at the stories behind the most commonplace things; the “why” behind the “how” is often the most intriguing bit…
I want to brighten your day (and mine) with history! I want to give you that quick “hmm…” or “I remember that!” which might even lead to “I wonder…” or “what if…” And if you find yourself needing a Fix, well the time machine is always available! Hop in and share your thoughts in the blog comments, or follow me on Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Come along as I quest for my next History Fix!
Stay curious my friends!
Christina Branham is a proud native Michigander (who drinks pop, not soda), but loves her new home state, Massachusetts (except maybe the Boston driving). She is truly a multi-passionate individual!
In past lives she was a dancer/choreographer/coach, a member of the Detroit Tigers front office (she sobbed like a baby when Tiger Stadium was demolished), and she even spent way too much time in the plastics industry. Wait, strike that last bit, she wouldn’t count plastics as a passion.
Christina also has a love of interior design, fashion, science, the written word and old movies…and oh yeah, and food, so you can expect a Fix or two on those topics along the way. In addition to her Master of Science in historic preservation, she studied earth science and geography as an undergrad (don’t get her started on geographic illiteracy).
She is super-excited to share her “thing” for history with you, and hopes you find it just as inspiring and addicting as she does.