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From Strasburg, with love...

I just couldn’t help myself…a few more shots of the Strasburg (PA) Railroad.


Clock of Ages, Brian Hayes

As a mathematics professor, I am always eager to find new and interesting stories and ideas to pass along to students. “Pythagoras and the Hammers”, “The Death of Archimedes”, and “The Calculus Debate” are some favorites among others. 535 more words



Well, it was taken west of Philadelphia, but not quite in line with the normal “west” of the other subjects on this blog! ¬†Taken in Strasburg, PA.


Cabooses and Horses in Lancaster County

In the last week of my parents’ visit from Scotland, I decided it was important that they see another element of Pennsylvania that they had not yet seen – namely the Pennsylvania Dutch. ¬† 1,955 more words

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Everyone loves barns. In the old days German Russian families moved from homestead to homestead helping with butchering, harvest and barn raising. There’s a growing movement to preserve the history of the Germans from Russia that settled North Dakota. 222 more words

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Cool Sports Thing of the Day: Monday, 7/7/14

Monday, 7/7/2014: Stephen Strasburg faces the Baltimore Orioles at 7:05 p.m. ET. Among qualified pitchers, Strasburg is currently a top-15 starter according to WAR (2.5), 3rd in xFIP (2.58) and has the highest strikeout rate for anyone not named Yu Darvish (10.5 K/9). 21 more words

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