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Scrawl from the wreckage

One of the most erudite puns on record is the title, “Scrawling From the Wreckage,” of a blog from Ireland (known for its literary power) by Hugh Kavanagh, an archaeological  surveyor who specializes in built heritage. 648 more words


Thursday Doors - May 24, 2018

Cathedral of Our Lady

The Cathedral of Our Lady, in Antwerp, is the tallest church in Belgium. It is a stunning example of Gothic architecture. The cathedral houses a number of European masterpieces, including some of Antwerpen artist Peter Paul Rubens, considered the most influential artist of Flemish Baroque tradition.


Krock puts his finger on it

This blog avoids politics like the plague.

Nevertheless, today Politico ran “When the CIA Infiltrated a Political Campaign.” The look-back on the CIA’s spy in the 1964 presidential campaign of Barry Goldwater tickled my fancy in the most predictable way. 162 more words


What Do You Do When You Accidentally Build a Fort In the Wrong Country?

Fresh from its victory against the British in the War of 1812, the United States was eager to secure its northern border. Lake Champlain had been the entry point for several British invasions, so it was the logical place to build a fort. 270 more words