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3 Reasons Why You Need Pumpkin Pie This Thanksgiving

During November, there is one dessert that sticks out among the rest…one that is on almost every family’s dinner table for Thanksgiving. It is a staple piece for the holiday, and Thanksgiving would just not be the same without it. 457 more words

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On the Proud One

Upon arriving it the main train station, one can easily notice why the city is nicknamed The Proud One. Do you know where we are? 205 more words

Travel

Happy Thanksgiving - Plymouth Rock Landed in North Dakota!

Trump will try to fast-track fossil fuel projects across the country. That makes the final months of President Obama’s term more important than ever.

Donald Trump’s surprise election win has encouraged Energy Transfer Partners’s Kelcy Warren, the CEO of the parent company of Dakota Access LLC, which is building the… 442 more words

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Lost and Found - November 18th Edition

What to remember about November 18th…

  • 1493  Christopher Columbus 1st sights island of Puerto Rico
  • 1865  Mark Twain has 1st publishing success with printing of…
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History

November 15, 1492: According to the Surgeon General

Rodrigo de Jerez secured his place in history as a trailblazer way back in 1492. He and a companion, Luis de Torres were crewmen who sailed to the Americas aboard the Santa Maria as part of Christopher Columbus’ first voyage. 332 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

John Barlow

John Barlow, the second poet included in the Library of American 19th century American Poetry collection, attempted a poem that, though he could not have known this, was destined to weather time poorly: a long epic, modelled after the… 814 more words

Poetry

Some Thoughts on Culture

The term “culture” comes from the Roman orator Cicero, who wrote about cultura animi – cultivation of the soul. The soul, like a rose, needs rich, nourishing soil, a loving care and time to bloom. 542 more words

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