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A Single Step

But there was laughter sweet at dawn
And there were winds and sudden rain;
And there were roads that we forsook,
And some we could not find again.

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Aztec human sacrifice was a bloody, fascinating mess

The common consensus—outside academic circles, at least—is that the Aztec empire, like most indigenous American nations, crumbled under the combined force of colonial subjugation and imported European diseases. 437 more words

CAVES as seen by Mesoamerica

Cave use has been recognized as ritually and symbolically significant among the people of ancient Mesoamerica, and have some of the earliest evidence for ritual activities beginning with the Olmec’s (Chládek, 2011). 3,015 more words


Teotihuacan and the Pyramid of the Sun

Teotihuacan, translated to “The Birthplace of the Gods” existed between 0 to 750 AD (this information has been calculated by dating the structures and determining when the construction of new buildings had begun and stopped). 651 more words

I Just Wanna Fly

Clash of Eagles by Alan Smale

It is the year 1218 AD and the Roman Empire has come to North America. In its endless drive for land and gold the Empire has sent Praetor Gaius Marcellinus and the 33rd Legion to this new land to conquer it and claim it for Rome. 122 more words

Ardy Sixkiller Clarke: UFO's and Aliens

I have been reading this fascinating account of encounters with UFO’s and aliens in Mesoamerica by Ardy Sixkiller Clark, a Montana University professor who had decided to retrace the steps of two archeologists, John L. 311 more words

Alien Abductions

Rabbit in the Moon

Due to a nasty stomach flu, I haven’t been drinking any coffee, so there hasn’t been anything java-related to share with you. Give me a day or two, and I’ll be back to normal, I’m sure. 301 more words