Anyone experienced in history knows that there has to be a certain "hook" when writing about things historic. There is nothing more boring than reading a small and insignificant community article in the daily paper. However, when these community articles are arranged in chronological order, and given a fictional person to relate to those articles, the end result is an interesting chronology. Such is the case with numerous columns I have written over the years. The above Broad Street Park retrospective kept by the fictional Harry Martin family is one. The actual dates and events in the diary re-edited into diary form and accurate as published..