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Wordless Wednesday: Uncle Solomon the Beekeeper

Solomon Johns 1819-1896
My 4th great uncle’s probate inventory
Family History

The business of shoes.

Shoeshine box, shoe horn, brush and polish. Oliver N. Freeman Round House and Museum, photograph at digitalnc.com.

Until recent decades, most people owned only one or two pairs of shoes, and keeping them clean and in good condition required the regular services of shoemakers, repairmen and bootblacks. 1,454 more words

City Of Wilson

US complicity in Israel’s violations of international law

May 20,2019 – JORDAN TIMES – JAMES J. ZOGBY

Last week, I addressed a United Nations Security Council meeting on “Israeli settlements”. Because I knew other speakers, experts and diplomats, would address the illegality of Israeli settlements, the economic and human rights impact on the Palestinian people and the stated design of the entire settlement enterprise to eliminate the possibility of a viable and contiguous Palestinian state, I focused my remarks on my government’s role in enabling Israel’s settlements and its complicity in Israel’s violations of international law. 1,067 more words

Asia

Step into the Gap: Stories from the Holy Land 3/8

Caroline continues to share the stories of those she encountered on her overseas visit to the Holy Land as part of CAFOD’s Step into the Gap programme. 614 more words

CAFOD

Status or Not

Regardless of your status or position in life, those who are not in your same position will view you with scorn and ridicule.

The Digital Nomad

Most of us fear the unknown; fear taking that giant leap of chance. But many people take the jump and it turns out quite great. Kelly Kasulis is a Digital Nomad working as a journalist in South Korea. 972 more words

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