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Of Fifes and Drumsticks -- The Battles of Saratoga and America’s First Thanksgiving Holiday

MOST PEOPLE REMEMBER the first American Thanksgiving being held by pilgrims at Plymouth in what is now Massachusetts in the year 1621. According to the story, the English colonists feasted for three days in the autumn of that year to celebrate their first harvest in the new world. 511 more words

Battles Of Saratoga

From the Outside

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt “The Outsiders”

Tell us about the experience of being outside, looking in — however you’d like to interpret that.

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The Citadel 

The citadel was built into the side of a mountain, a confused, terraced mound of walls and quadrilateral buildings of pale stone and clay that formed a gigantic trapezoid. 287 more words

I never thought about it, Why?

Today, I woke up from a small disturbed nap at 18 00 IST with the same question which was bugging my head. Very unusual, today I was early to home, reached at 17 00 after dropping Kiran to Honda showroom. 1,038 more words


New barriers to shut the gate on flooding

New gates have been installed at eight locations across the Somerset Levels and Moors to close roads and keep motorists safe in the event of serious flooding. 555 more words

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A Taste of Japan: Nighttime Shrines

I only have a few more of these highlights before I get into the real meat of our trip.  This week has understandably been busy catching up from our vacation and preparing for another over Thanksgiving.   281 more words