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Birthday Round-up

Two Texan media outlets made mention of Katherine Anne Porter’s 125th birthday on Friday:

Waco Channel 10 KWTX News led with KAP’s birthday in their “On This Date” article (they’re also providing continuous coverage of yesterday’s Twin Peaks shooting). 28 more words

Indian Creek

Kline Creek Farm, Part 3

I visited the barn and all the work sheds and out buildings, but I spent the most time in the old farmhouse. Here, a delightfully entertaining docent (Wayne, a former forest ranger) regaled me with stories of life on an 1890 farm. 398 more words

Midwest

The İntrigue , Entrika 1890 Ressam James Ensor

The İntrigue , Entrika 1890 Ressam James Ensor

“İnsan kendi kişiliğinde konuşurken çok az kendisidir, ona bir maske verin ve  size gerçeği söylesin “ Oscar Wilde… 210 more words

Painting

The Idea of May Day on the March

Rosa Luxemburg

In the middle of the wildest orgies of imperialism, the world holiday of the proletariat is repeating itself for the twenty-fourth time. 1,204 more words

History

What Are the Origins of May Day?

Rosa Luxemburg

The happy idea of using a proletarian holiday celebration as a means to attain the eight-hour day was first born in Australia. 565 more words

History

Gwylfa Heirathog, Denbighshire

When built in 1890 I believe Gwylfa Hiraethog was a shooting lodge for the first Viscount Devonport. It is known to be the highest inhabited home in wales with the finest views of the countryside that one could imagine. 252 more words

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