Category Archives: Exploration

The Garden of Eden.


Most of us know the story in Genesis of Adam and Eve and the Garden of Eden, but where was this garden?  Especially, with what we now know about modern science and the origins of mankind. Much of this essay … Continue reading

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Your Research to Write Historical Fiction.


I love writing Historical Fiction.  Here’s a question for you.  If you’re writing Historical Fiction, how much research should be done for your book? I call this History Made Fun and Reading History Like a Novel.  When I write Historical … Continue reading

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Mankind’s Origins.


We now know mankind originated in East Africa.  It was hardly the Garden of Eden; as mankind were hunter gatherers.  There were a lot of Adam and Eves, but certainly no life of leisure. Then the population was fruitful and … Continue reading

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African Exploration and/or Safari.


When I published my recent book, The Search for Livingstone, I wanted to write something,that wasn’t about the book, but a little of African exploration and how I got there. For the joy of it, I was doing research on … Continue reading

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My Latest Books Are Out on Kindle and Smashwords.


There are three of them. The Search for Otzi Griffith-Justice in Space The Search for Livingstone Related articles Smashwords (eileenmaki.com) Smashwords Launches Smashwords Direct (the-digital-reader.com)

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Let’s Play Soccer, Brazil vs. Peru.


Michael Palin, formerly of Monty Python just finished a series about Brazil.  Sabine Hyland, Professor Extraordinaire studies the Inca Civilization.  So here is another silly look from me, Brazil vs. Peru, playing soccer against each other. Brazil is flat and … Continue reading

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L.A. Story What Draws Me to L.A.


Growing up in Brooklyn, Los Angeles is not a place I ever thought I would have any interest in.  Moving to Tucson at first, didn’t create any interest. After my trip one month ago and meeting people there and being … Continue reading

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