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Rhode Island: Paddle Boarding and Waites Wharf

Whew, I haven’t been keeping up with the blog much lately. There’s been a lot going on but now that all the summer activities have come to an end, it’s time to get back in gear! 469 more words

Life

article: Pocahontas

Pocahontas

The daughter of Powhatan, a Native American chief who controlled almost all of tidewater Virginia, Pocahontas helped maintain peace with the English colonists… 54 more words

Summer Daze In Jamestown

We have some friends in Lincoln RI who love to bring their young children to our lake while we get away to their time share unit at the Bay Voyage in Jamestown. 519 more words

Home Exchange

Flood anniversary time to reflect, look forward

By Jeffrey V. Smith
PEAK TO PEAK
A year can seem like a long time, unless you’re recovering from a flood. The massive recovery effort following the traumatic September 2013 flood, which caused widespread damage and destruction to public and private property throughout northern Front Range communities, has unquestionably made significant progress in the past year. 1,246 more words

Culture

Historical Sightseeing: Jamestown and Capital Punishment

Following the Second Charter of the Virginia Company (1609), the infamous body of laws known as the Laws Divine, Moral, and Martial were strictly put into place by Sir Thomas Gates.  813 more words

American History

Accra, Accra (this time for Africa)

After yet another sleepless night, getting up at 7 was a struggle, but I used JK’s shower and IT WAS HOT so I felt much better! 1,133 more words

I Am Africa

A Swedish "Hot Dish" from a Church Basement

Shelves of lingonberry jam and Wasa crackers at the markets near my summer job reflect the large Swedish community that settled in Jamestown, New York starting in the 1840s. 530 more words

Food