Author Archives: J Hardy Carroll

About J Hardy Carroll

J Hardy Carroll is a novelist and comics artist currently residing in one of those soundalike states that starts and ends with a vowel .

What Pegman Saw: Singapore

Today Pegman journeys to mystic port-o-call Singapore, a sovereign city-state in Southeast Asia. Though it was first noted in third-century Chinese accounts, the island of Singapore became an important trading hub for the East India Company during the 19th century. Rich … Continue reading

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Vientiane, Laos

Today Pegman treks to  Laos, a country with no major urban centers, modern highways, or railways.  Nonetheless, this landlocked kingdom garnered the full attention of the US military for the better part of fifty years. Despite not being at war, … Continue reading

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Middle Torch Key, Florida

Today Pegman travels to the Florida Keys at the bottom of the United States. Like the other Torch Keys, it was probably named for the native Torchwood tree. Stroll and around and see if you can find something that interests you. … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Today Pegman travels to the City of Bridges. A site of great historical importance in the French and Indian War of the 1750s, Fort Duquesne was built by the French at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers. The British … Continue reading

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The Biblical City of Lod

Today Pegman travels to Lod, Israel. The town takes its name from the biblical City of Lod, significant Judean town from the Maccabean Period to the early Christian period. Click on the photo above and feel free to wander around. … Continue reading

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The Future of Pegman

Gentle readers & writers– The fate of the Pegman prompt is in question. These past few years, both Karen and I have enjoyed hosting this prompt, but a palpable lack of interest in recent weeks has made us question whether … Continue reading

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What Pegman Saw: Cusco

Today Pegman treks down to the Andes for a stroll through Cusco in central Peru. Once the capital of the Inca Empire, Cusco is now known for its archaeological remains and Spanish colonial architecture. Remember to breathe… the elevation is … Continue reading

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