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In Pictures: Memphis to New Orleans and up the Natchez Trace

Driving to the John Whitmer history conference in Independence, Mo. last September, I made Doc drive past “the world’s largest ketchup bottle” in Collinsville, Ill.  Okay, it wasn’t really that far out of our way.   551 more words

U.S. Vacations

The Sheep People

We are the people who preach to rebels,
run to the hills, seek lost spirits,
prophesy from locked jaws of sheep.

Tetanus, scrapie, foot and mouth, 142 more words


Jiffy Coconut Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

I thought I would change things up and finally post something under the “food” section.

Today I have for you my recipe for “Jiffy Coconut Chocolate Chip Muffins”.  207 more words


Chocolate Coconut Bliss Cookies

When my son receives a Monday Box, his assigned task, as he happily munches, is to critique the contents. Along with tried and true favorites, I often send him cookies that I consider to be a works-in-progress. 551 more words

Loughcrew | Mountain of the Hag

It only takes 20 minutes to drive from my home to Loughcrew.  Situated over three hilltops, Carnbane West, Carnbane East, and Patrickstown, Loughcrew (Loch Craobh… 1,155 more words

Irish Archaeology

Minnesota burial mounds recognized as historic 

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The National Park Service has designated American Indian burial mounds in St. Paul as historic after decades of eligibility.

The Star Tribune reports ( 108 more words


America's Ancient Past: Part 1

This week’s post is dedicated to my fellow WordPress blogger Ed Mooney, who has a fantastic photography blog primarily about ruins in Ireland. In an exchange of comments on one of his posts, we ended up talking about ancient finds in the United States. 1,854 more words