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Gen Con 50!

This post is about a month overdue, because school, work, and wedding planning are kicking my butt, I digress. This year was the 50th anniversary of the longest running gaming convention, Gen Con! 388 more words


"Eternity is a long time, especially towards the end"*...

In 1898, the people of Elberton, Georgia—like those of many Southern towns a few decades after the Civil War—commissioned a granite statue to honor those local men who had fought for the Confederate army.

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Dead Blogging Church of the Covenant's Tiffany Sanctuary

Well the Missus and I trundled downtown yesterday to partake of Common Boston, this weekend’s festival that calls itself “a unique opportunity to discover and explore the region’s rich architectural, cultural, and historic resources.” 278 more words

Versailles Gardens Worth the Second Trip

Our first trip to Versailles was a lesson in so many things – the opulence and concept of ridiculous lavishness in the 17th century; how influenced a king was by Greek mythology; how many miles I could actually walk in one day; the lack of public bathrooms in a giant palace that sees hundreds of thousands of visitors a year; and how long tourists will wait in line to enter a museum (learned this a lot during our first trip. 1,122 more words