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In the Path of an Eclipse: Really Dark, Kind of Weird, and Definitely Goofy-Looking

In my corner of the world, we have a very exciting event coming up. If you’re in the US, and particularly if you are anywhere along the line from about Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina, you’ve probably heard about the total eclipse we’ll be witnessing on Monday, August 21. 853 more words

Astronomy

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus was the son of a wool merchant.  He was born in 1451 in Genoa, Italy.

When Columbus was a teenager, he got a job working on a merchant ship.  303 more words

7th Grade History

Distraction + Abstraction = Fascination

The more (and closer) you look, the shinier it gets.

By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination. —Christopher Columbus

Photography

Pittston Columbus Statue Returned to Rightful Place

PITTSTON — Many people in Pittston have been waiting for the return of the city’s beloved Christopher Columbus statue.

“(It’s) actually very exciting to have him back,” Ilonka Sammarco of Jenkins Township said. 250 more words

News

TARGET! TAKE DOWN THEODORE ROOSEVELT 'RACIST' STATUE, ACTIVISTS TELL NY MUSEUM...WACKO LIBS!

  

  • Theodore Roosevelt is a ‘stark embodiment of the white supremacy’ 
  • “The statue is seen as an affront to all who pass it on entering the museum, but especially to African and…
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POLITICS

Poem #123

fragment from Americus, a work in progress…

III.

So, Ulysses, you brought back Agamemnon, Menelaus, and Achilles
and stir Athens, mad with Penelope, to these chance-melodies, 163 more words

Poetry

The Great American Eclipse and harbingers of doom!

With the Solar Eclipse about to hit the USA and a partial eclipse in many other places including the UK, it interesting to note that what is now a special tourist event was once something to be feared. 943 more words

Life