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WASHINGTON – A North Carolina mayor walked 273 miles to Washington, D.C. to talk about losing the town’s only hospital. He was joined by the president of North Carolina’s NAACP, Rev. 31 more words


Biwako, Rice Fields, and an ELVIS License Plate

August 1, 2014, was a hot but overcast day here in Shiga Prefecture. I took a short mid-day bike ride down along Yasugawa to Biwako, rode north along the lake for a few kilometers, and then returned to Yasugawa and rode home. 195 more words


Explaining How Things Worked

Guest post by David B. Danbom

I wrote Sod Busting: How Families Made Farms on the 19th-Century Plains as the result of a conversation I had with Bob Brugger at the JHU Press booth at an Organization of American Historians meeting a few years ago. 410 more words

For Everyone

Walk near Belleau, Lincolnshire

This walk is number 8 from the Pathfinder Guide “Lincolnshire and the Wolds”. ISBN 9780711749863

Full Circle

I started the Resource Assistance for Rural Environments (RARE) program at a pivotal point in my life in 2006.  Desperately needing to experience something different than my cushy 9 to 5 cube and suburban “dream”, I left it all behind and posted up in the great northwest.   645 more words