I am going to write about the festive spirit of the season of fall (not capitalizing the word “fall” is actually proper grammar!). So, let’s get into some fall-themed fun!
Imagine decoding a tattered old map, puzzling out clues, following in the footsteps of an infamous pirate, and digging up buried treasure! The shiny coins and sparkle of jewels might be bright, but not as dazzling as the thrill of discovery.
Rumors of buried treasure have outlived real-life privateers like Captain Kidd and Blackbeard. (A privateer was a private person or ship COMMISSIONED during wartime to capture enemy ships and goods. Or, as Encyclopaedia Brittanica explains: a privateer was a pirate with papers.) Both men captured and plundered enemy ships with the...Read more