I’m Gwen Tuinman, an author digging into the past for the details that form the bedrock of my novels and short stories.

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Many thanks to singer songwriter Cheryl Casselman whose music opens and closes The Wellspring Podcast. I love that tune!

Julie Oakes: Historical Culinary Expert–Part 1

Julie Oakes: Historical Culinary Expert–Part 2

Catherine Parr Traill: A Traill in the Woods

Soapy Smith: Gangster in the Klondike

Ice Harvesting and Spring Houses

John Wesley and the Methodist Movement

 

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Pioneer Food Gardens and Orchards

 

Pulp and Paper

 

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Shoeing Horses

 

Unwed Mothers and Maternity Home History