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Day 802: This Godforsaken Place

Abigail Peacock and her father are regretting the impetuous desire for adventure that led them to journey thousands of miles from England to a remote village in northwestern Ontario to run a school. 495 more words


3rd November - On This Day In History


1922 Charles Bronson (actor)


1926 Annie Oakley (frontiers woman)

On This Day:

1918 Poland proclaims its independence from Russia after World War 1… 11 more words


When I tell people I pick quinces locally, they ask where. I smirk enigmatically and say, ‘I know a tree.’ Then I change the subject. For you, I’ll say a little more. 359 more words

Chesapeake, the Eastern Shore, part one

While exploring Chesapeake Bay I thought it worth while to read the book “Chesapeake”. Most of the book took place in and around the Choptank River. 510 more words


The Day I Shot the Rat

We had many interesting stories when we were remodeling our house. One of the best stories I remember is The Day I Shot the Rat. Yes, a rat. 1,554 more words

Annie Came Back

At first, Buffalo Bill Cody didn’t want Annie Oakley in his Wild West show.

He already had a top-notch shooter named Captain Bogardus. Plus, fancy shooting acts were a dime a dozen. 331 more words