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Learn Something New Every Day!

Hmmm… Well….

I’ve learned something new in the past few days… so it can’t all be bad. :)

TAKE-HOME LESSON NUMBER ONE: Use only ONE year for all ‘first’ copyrights for a book. 348 more words

Jenny: one of the poem's buried with Elizabeth Siddal and exhumed by Dante Gabriel Rosetti

“Vengeance of Jenny’s case! Fie on her! Never name her, child!”—Mrs. Quickly

Lazy laughing languid Jenny,

Fond of a kiss and fond of a guinea, 2,614 more words

Matchday 32: FC Sankt Pauli - 1860 München 0-2

That’s a joke, right?

Unfortunately not…that was a black Friday indeed. I mean, on one side, you got the fuckin clergy with their stupid doctrines about a bearded hippie that died upon a cross and got resurrected and blah blah blah…you got them all Friday long insulting your intelligence by waving around a wooden effigy of a tomb crying about how their savior died…..Anyway you get the point. 779 more words

St. Pauli

Making a Pink Sateen Ball Gown, 1860's Inspired, Part One

Today i’m blogging about another bodice that I have in progress. This one is based on one of my favorite 19th century dresses, which was worn by Countess Anna von Hallwyl in 1865. 1,766 more words

The Making Of

Today in 1860: Pony Express debuts

Today in 1860, the first Pony Express mail, traveling by horse and rider relay teams, simultaneously leaves St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California. Ten days later, on April 13, the westbound rider and mail packet completed the approximately 1,800-mile journey and arrived in Sacramento, beating the eastbound packet’s arrival in St. 241 more words


On this day: the first Pony Express

The Pony Express, a mail service used in the United States to carry letters from Missouri to California, began on the 3rd of April, 1860. 27 more words


February 29 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1916
A San Antonio firm has been asked to produce war munitions for Europe.  The material wanted is for forgings for shrapnel and high explosive shells. 89 more words