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Bison To Be Named National Mammal

In the 19th Century, the U.S. government pursued a policy to wipe out bison as part of an effort to force Native Americans off their lands. 183 more words



I suppose I myself am a Yankee, having been born in New York State. But the idea of calling northerners Yankees seems quite old-fashioned to me. 174 more words

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Congress votes to designate bison as national mammal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bison could soon become the national mammal of the United States.

Legislation approved by Congress would elevate the bison to a stature approaching that of the bald eagle, long the national emblem. 604 more words


First Round NFL Mock Draft

2016 NFL Mock Draft

  1. Los Angeles Rams— Jared Goff- QB- Cal.
  2. Philadelphia Eagles— Carson Wentz- QB- North Dakota State
  3. San Diego Chargers— Ronnie Stanley- OT- Notre Dame…
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"Think About It" Thursdays

“I’m not damaged, I’m just different.”

I use this phrase during presentations when trying to explain how living through an abusive marriage has changed me, inside and out. 807 more words


After being nearly hunted to extinction, the American bison is officially made a national icon

The American bison will soon join the bald eagle, the rose and the oak tree on the list of national “things” when the bearded, one-ton beast is officially named the national mammal. 424 more words

Recent shoe haul

I have a tiny shoe addiction… but you would barely notice it next to my bag obsession. Shoes and bags are among my favourite things to buy, probably because they can be worn with so much, totally change the OOTD and also, no matter how you’re feeling about your size, shoes and bags will still look great. 675 more words