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Tennessee Williams Had Boundary Problems!

Yes he did!  For example, read this thoughtful and provocative wisdom that flowed from his heart, “Nobody sees anybody truly but all through the flaws of their own egos. 685 more words

Poetry And Prose

On the Road with Michael - Kansas City

(other installments of this series here)

I had set my alarm for 7:00 AM Wednesday morning, but it turned out that I didn’t need it.   945 more words

Road Trip

On the Road with Michael - Tulsa to KC

When I went to the Tulsa Historical Society in May to hear author/historian Michael Wallis talk about his new book (“The Best Land Under Heaven:  The Donner Party in the Age of Manifest Destiny” 853 more words


Manifest Destiny

A non-commissioned pinup featuring characters and ideas from the comic book Manifest Destiny, which is published by Image Comics. I created this drawing in Photoshop.

Comic Book Art


Once the borders of America were permanently drawn, there was still a lot of work to be done. The southern agricultural economy was out of sync with the rest of the country, and while the City wanted it to join the vibrant market economy of the northern states, the south was talking secession. 583 more words

World Of Credit


Establishing the US-Mexican border was done in two stages. The City first helped the Mexicans achieve their independence from Spain in 1821 by having the US and England give them a hand. 460 more words

World Of Credit

Post #23: Manifest Destiny and Bleeding Kansas

Manifest Destiny, the idea that the United States was destined by God for expansion from the East Coast to West Coast, caused problems to occur. These problems are particularly strong when it comes to the issue of expansion or abolition of slavery. 180 more words