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ST Update – 30 Years After

By Stuart Williams and Jonathan Beales

The past few years have seen many notable 30th anniversary celebrations in the retro computing/gaming community.  This month it’s the turn of the once-popular, but now largely forgotten (at least on the internet) dedicated British Atari ST magazine, … 3,343 more words


Balloons and Stories

Back in April 2013, I started listening. I walked around Boston for a day with a cardboard sign, an audio recorder, and bunch of balloons. 426 more words

The History of a Name

My name means “the Father shares the pain of birth” because my Daddy pushed Momma down the stairs when she was pregnant. My Pops was abused as a child. 52 more words


OG History

I’m an OG and I box in jail.

See the same bricks, count them

Like a calendar.

I relate the bricks to my life.

Rough, tough, stand alone like me. 14 more words


Women’s History Month: The Story of Women at GAO

For Women’s History Month, we’ve blogged about our work on women’s issues.

Today, we’re sharing a glimpse of the story (past and present) of women at GAO. 636 more words

About GAO

Cuentos y relatos de familia - taller público de medios hosted by Texas FolkLife

Ven y aprende a convertir memorias familiares, relatos tradicionales, y herencias culturales en narraciones audiofónicas con los productores de Texas Folklife Michelle Mejía y Carlos Salazar. 259 more words


Texaco liked the work.

In the summer of 2002, my uncle Charles C. Allen told me this about my grandfather John C. Allen Jr.:

had to get reestablished after the war. 179 more words

Maternal Kin