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A Fork in Your Dreams

“When you let your dreams die, something dies within you.”
– Denson Franklin

(Pictured above: Eli’s parents, Alexis and Modeste Cyr – circa. 1881)

Eli was only 8 years old in 1890, when his mother died of lung fever. 586 more words

Campfire cooking - Recipes from the trail

Pioneers had to eat right? They would cook along the trail. Campfire cooking and survival cooking are very similar. BioPrepper shares 10 trail recipes

The Early Homes of the Appalachian Mountain People

Friday Fare to Appalachia

Caves. Rock ledge overhangs. Primitive cabins. In that order. That is where the mountain people of Kentucky settled after they made the difficult trip to what would become the Commonwealth. 590 more words

Stories from our pioneers, before they're all dead

(Source: themiddleground.sg)

by Bertha Henson

I WENT through the GIC e-book and so many old names popped up. Some still living, some dead. There was one name which struck me: Chua Kim Yeow. 729 more words

Current Affairs

The pioneer of VR

Virtual Reality Owes a Lot to the Air Guitar

Legend has it virtual reality started as a way to make a really good air guitar. “Absolutely. 99 more words

Virtual Reality

Memories of Decoration Day

My ancestors lie on a wind-swept hill just south of Billings in north central Oklahoma. My parents, one set of grandparents, three sets of great grandparents, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins of varying degrees slumber there awaiting the final trumpet sound. 687 more words

Living In The 21st Century

Excuses for not working

One hundred years ago, throughout May 1916, 11 DLI was stationed near Oudezeele in Flanders. From here groups of men were sent out on work parties around the Ypres sector. 273 more words

11 DLI