I love roadside attractions! The weirder the better. I love the largest ball of whatever and the biggest frying pan or piece of cheese or crazy barbed wire sculpture. 233 more words
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Buffalo Bills cornerback Shareece Wright apparently has never heard of airplanes. Wright was so concerned about making it to voluntary OTAs on time that he spent about $1,000 to take an Uber from Chicago to Buffalo. 371 more words
This week I had a quick trip to Denver for work. It gave me the opportunity to have dinner in the Mile High City with the Second Secretary, who moved west about 20 years ago to escape Columbus’ winter dreariness — Denver, she cheerfully pointed out, gets sunshine 320 days out of the year — and loves it. 509 more words
I rarely receive a postcard I don’t like. In fact, I enjoy receiving postcards that share a little about the history of a place. In spite of my appreciation for history and culture, there are historical and cultural postcards I would not be too excited about receiving–those that valorize racism, sexism, homophobia, and anything that is psychologically or emotionally harmful or that glorify horrific parts of a nation’s past. 485 more words
The Wild West. Gunfights, shootouts, holdups, hangings, and train robberies.
The “Wild West” began around 1862, when the Homestead acts were passed in America. These acts were instated by the government, and gave away acres of western land to people who agreed to settle there. 455 more words