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Coronatine Victory Garden

a small victory

using my hands to plant peas

as they fought spring snow

as they outgrew me

using my hands to pick peas

during quarantine… 13 more words


Forestville Resident Roasted on Twitter For Liking a Day of the Week

Forestville resident Buddy Myers tweeted Friday, “Big shout out to Friday. It’s my favorite day of the week. Go Friday what a grand day!”

Mr. Myers, a bagger at Stop & Shop, expressed his happiness that the weekend finally arrived. 47 more words

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At the Bottom of Hadrian’s Garden

Everybody in Britain is aware of that long ribbon of rock that stretches 73 miles from the east to the west coast, dividing the border of England and Scotland. 1,078 more words

Megatrends 2020 American Empire, pt. 9, The Rubicon Cross

‘The supreme rulers are hardly known by their subjects. The sovereigns below them are loved and praised. The weaker leaders are feared. The worst of the lot are despised.’ 1,801 more words

Louis Réard and the birth of the Bikini

Millions of men would come to be grateful that Frenchman Louis Réard, a car mechanic, had an unlikely sideline in the 1940s: he also looked after his mother’s lingerie boutique in Paris. 533 more words


#TodayInHistory - July 5

July 5 – Some important events on this day.

1166 👉🏼 Austrian town of Bad Kleinkirchheim is first mentioned, in an ecclesiastical document 🇦🇹
1643 👉🏼 1st recorded tornado in US (Essex County, Massachusetts) 🌪 380 more words