My mother’s turmoil breaks my heart. She is most definitely suffering the effects of post traumatic stress disorder. Every single day those three torturous years consume her and leave a puncture in her soul. 957 more words
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What is history but a collage of cherry picked, biased bits of information, glued together out of the perspective of the author for whatever ends, be it for propaganda or historical record or both. 372 more words
A Call to the Most Bland and Boring Pieces of Paper You’ve Ever Skipped Over in the Archives
Vouchers! Receipts! Bills of exchange!
The paperwork of empire, particularly that of credit and finance, is probably not what gets most of us up in the morning. 932 more words
The Pot is Not Yet on the Boil
January 1– Saturday– Worcester, Massachusetts– A gas leak in a two story engine-house on Pleasant Street causes a massive explosion, completely destroying the building and badly damaging adjacent buildings, including a school-house. 2,526 more words