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Robert Louis Stevenson: "In the South Seas" (1896)

Robert Louis Stevenson    (1850-1894)

A Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, short-story and travel writer:
His novels “Treasure Island”, “Kidnapped” and “Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde” remain enormously popular. 384 more words


Che, My Brother-Juan Martin Guevara

October 10, 1967 – Argentine newspaper Clarin announces that Ernesto “Che” Guevara (1928-1967) has died in Bolivia on October 9 after being capture with a group of guerrilla fighters attempting to spread revolutionary ideology throughout Latin America.  1,021 more words


Reflections From Charles 'Chas' Myers

Thanks Margaret for the note and glad to see your mother, Janet, is doing well at 89.

My stint at Grand Way was from early November 1959 until early September 1961 when I went off to college. 193 more words

Salem Ridge Ridgewood NJ

Guest Post: The History of the Triathlon


Since Triathlon originates from the beginning of the 20th century and since it gained it’s popularity much later, in the mid-1970s, it is safe to say it’s a pretty modern sport. 879 more words


8 Dec - On This Day.......

On this day in 1922 one of my favourite artists Lucian Freud was born in Berlin.  Son of a Jewish architect and grandson of Sigmund Freud, Lucian moved with his family to the UK in 1933 to escape the rise of the Nazis.  89 more words


William West Symons (1880-1956)

I added a new page on William West Symons, who was an assistant bank manager with the Bank of Montreal. He lived at 2022 Haro Street… 19 more words


William H. Howard

I added a brief new page on William H. Howard. He was a lumberman who worked with Lumber Exporters Limited. He lived at 1830 Comox Street… 10 more words