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Amtrak First Day Timetables

One of the many forgotten footnotes from Amtrak’s early years is how on May 1, 1971, many of Amtrak’s contract railroads published timetables just as they had done for decades. 354 more words


Nostalgic Soup: Joy Harjo

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, check out this poem by the great Joy Harjo from The Woman Who Fell From the Sky. You can find this and other Harjo poems at Poetry Foundation, too. 240 more words

Nostalgic Soup: This Land is Your Land

A small reminder of this land as home.
A Folk song by Woody Guthrie “This Land is Your Land”

This land is your land, this land is my land… 197 more words


Miami Residents Take to the Streets to Celebrate Fidel Castro's Death

Cuban-Americans flooded the streets of Miami’s Little Havana late Friday into Saturday, celebrating the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

People honked horns, banged pans, waved Cuban flags and set off fireworks, the… 309 more words

RIP: Remembering My Grandmother, Who Died Thanksgiving Day 2016

My granny would grind cocoa beans and make cocoa sticks rich with cinnamon and all the good spices and send them from her home in St. 599 more words

Maquita Peters


I’ve just lost my kitty friend, my little boy, my Misha.

He was born in May 1996.

He lived with me in 9 different homes. This ninth, where I’m living for my ninth year, was his last. 1,511 more words

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Il cimitero dei ricordi

Il cimitero dei ricordi è un luogo senza confini. Negli anni di ciascuno di noi, le sue lapidi aumentano senza sosta. Piccoli oggetti ci ricordano chi era quell’amica con cui uscivamo quando ancora avevamo i capelli lunghi (una rosa essiccata ancora tra le pagine di un vecchio diario, un biglietto di un concerto tenutosi venti anni fa, robe così), in quale casa abitavamo quando ancora dormivamo sotto lo stesso tetto con i nostri genitori, in quale città, quale scuola frequentavamo, i professori che temevamo. 268 more words