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Papist or Protestant?

The big question I’m exploring with one of J. Walter Kehoe’s descendants is this:

Was he once Catholic or wasn’t he?

A few days ago, … 579 more words


Death Came As He Slept

Here’s another fantastic find whilst conducting the every-other-month database sweep:

Great details in this article — first, based on some other clips that I’ve found around this date, Walter was working and politically active up until the end, so there may not have been any clue anything was amiss. 120 more words


All Aboard Trains In Florida 2018

My wife does not like to travel by airplane even though we have gone from Florida to Chicago and Los Angles on Southwest Airlines.  We are among the few people I know that have gone from Tampa to New York City via Amtrak and enjoyed the ride although crossing the Potomac was the only attractive sightseeing experience. 428 more words

Florida History

Dade Battlefield State Park: Dade's Battle!

We were almost at the end of our walk in the forest at Dade Battlefield State Park. The air temperature was growing warmer, so the chill was practically gone. 430 more words

Tales From Daily Life

Wanderlust Journal

The essay on the Wilson-Myers House was published in Wanderlust Journal, for December 15, 2017!

A great way to end the year!


begin here...again

It was such a good feeling rolling my suitcase across campus today. Whenever I have a suitcase, it usually means I am picking up books – lots of books – from the library. 605 more words

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In Florida Santa Often Arrives By Boat

With a coast line of 1,350 miles (2,170 km) and over 940,000 boats of every conceivable size registered in the Sunshine State (#1 in USA), it is not to shocking to learn there seems to be as many Christmas boat parades as highway parades. 444 more words

Florida History