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April 12th National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

Even though sliced bread wasn’t available until the 1920’s the history of Grilled Cheese sandwiches goes all the way back to the Roman Empire. The Roman’s probably used Pita, which is close to bread. 223 more words

Unboxing The Bizarre

Fort Drum: A Story, A Refuge, A Rest Area

6:57pm – Behind the Wheel of a Parked Car

There was no where to go. No escape. The Turnpike, my only way out, lay incapacitated. I was trapped. 719 more words



Dr Daniel Solander, Sir Joseph Banks, Captain James Cook, Dr John Hawkesworth and Lord Sandwich (circa 1771), by John Hamilton Mortimer (1740-79)

In 1778, in honour of John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, Captain James Cook named… 903 more words



Remember when you were a kid, and Christmas was the greatest, most exciting, happy event you could imagine? My favorite movie, A Christmas Story, summed it up perfectly: 1,096 more words

Aztecs Men's Basketball

You Can Fool Some of the People Some of the Time (Redux)

The current media storm about ‘alternative facts’ put me in mind of a post I first published on 1 November 2011, when this blog was read by two men, a dog, and a vole called Kevin. 1,314 more words

Naval History

"What's old is new again"*...

Toward the end of the 1800s, an insane asylum physician in Zurich discovered a surprising tendency among his patients. One, an Austrian maid, had spent years wandering the countryside, claiming to be royalty.

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