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Welcome to Pennhurst (2014)

Pennhurst State School — East Vincent, Pennsylvania

Pennhurst Home for the Feeble Minded and Epileptic, opened in 1908 as a location to care for the physically and mentally disabled. 55 more words


Prison Preservation (2014)

Eastern State Penitentiary – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In 1971, 142 years after it admitted its first prisoner, Eastern State Penitentiary was closed and sat vacant. The City of Philadelphia purchased the property in 1980 and in 1994 The Pennsylvania Prison Society opened the penitentiary for the first season of regular guided interpretative tours. 33 more words


Push My (Death Row) Buttons (2014)

Eastern State Penitentiary – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The door release controls for cells on Eastern Penitentiary’s death row. Cellblock 15 (death row) was the last section of the prison built and while nobody was ever executed at Eastern, this area housed some of the most violent of prisoners away from the general population. 11 more words


Duty Roster (2014)

Eastern State Penitentiary – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Just outside the gateway to a cellblock is this board that I suspect was used to communicate issues at the prison between different shifts. 11 more words


On Car Accidents and Things Happening For a Reason

So today, I got in a car accident. Hang on, that’s not the exciting part. Lots of people get in car accidents. I was driving to work along a windy country road, and we had just had our first rain in probably a good 8 months (go California drought!). 1,069 more words


How are Thermodynamics, Entropy & Sin related?

Yes, what does sin have to do with the first two terms?

A dear friend of mine, who is in full-time mission work in Africa this month, sent me this wonderful devotional.  720 more words