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New place.

It’s curious, being in this new place. There’s so much I’m unfamiliar with. Walking lightly cobbled streets that the soles of my shoes have never touched, ghosting my way under street lamps with a Cheshire small spread thick across my lips, scuttling down the subway steps in a false hurry to another new place. 372 more words


Out again.

And I’m off again, this time to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Blog posts later (including finishing the ones about the United Arab Emirates). See you in a few.


U.S. returns scores of smuggled artifacts to Iraq government

From Reuters, Mar 2015

WASHINGTON – More than 60 Iraqi cultural artifacts smuggled into the United States, including a limestone statue of an ancient king, were returned to the government of Iraq on Monday, the Department of Homeland Security said. 124 more words


Guide to Repatriation: Move

Over the past year, I’ve spent a lot of time writing about my issues with repatriation, missing London, and a host of other angsty things. It’s therapeutic for me, sure, but I can’t imagine it’s doing much for anyone else. 1,022 more words


These never-before-seen portraits of former enslaved blacks will move you

January 31st marked the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Thirteenth Amendment, which abolished slavery.

To commemorate the occasion, new photos have been released showing some of the men and women who lived through that era — and were finally granted their freedom. 220 more words


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February is Black History Month in the United States. Check out these photos of enslaved blacks freed by the 13th Amendment.

Merry Xmas/Happy Holidays.

Wishing you happiness, love & peace today. (And hopefully a day or two off.) Bless.

Christmas Time Is Here (song)

Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales


Are Gold Vault Audits Already Under Way?

There was talk about auditing Fort Knox to see if the gold it claims to have is still there. (1)(2)(3). This type of audit was not carried out recently, and the question of the vault’s contents has not been totally addressed. 535 more words

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