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Lazy dad

Upon learning that Alexander the Great conquered Persia and Egypt before the age of 25, my youngest son said, “Ugh. Pappa’s already 41 and he doesn’t rule ANY countries.”


My New York Trip Day #3: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Today I was awake enough to go and atempt the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  It’s something that I’ve wanted to see since I learned that they had an enormous Egyptian wing.  539 more words

Personal Stuff

Memorial Day - The Big Team

Baseball may not be as popular today as it was in the 1950’s when it was called America’s Past Time, but it still draws a lot of little people.   193 more words

Odds & Ends

Staring East at Macedon

A crazy horse strums
As two fantails splash in the fountain
Beading streams from its edge
And trees warble in the wind
Calling across the rose garden… 26 more words

By My Pen

Exploration Episode: To Persia And Beyond

A strange and fantastic world sprung up in the wake of Alexander the Great’s conquests. Greek culture melded with everything in sight, creating kingdoms that defied the imagination. 32 more words

History Podcast

Vol #2, Col #5: Destination Unknown

‘Tis the season NOT to be jolly (well, unless of course you feel so inclined), but rather to hit the road, set up shop in a summertime soiree resort, and/or leave on a jet plane to some exotic destination. 686 more words

Rose Cora Perry

The Island Of Mystery - Part 1

Today, I’m going to take you on a journey through history where you will become familiar with one of the most interesting cities in the ancient world. 929 more words