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Road Trip! The Gators’ Summer Vacation

It had been abnormally hot and steamy in the southern Florida swamp. While most of the gators loved it, Abigail had had enough. She was a Carolina gator who had met Al on a spring trip to Panama City. 694 more words


Tribalism: It's not always pretty

When we were freshmen at Oberlin, four of our required 12 hours of social sciences could be met by taking Marcia Colish’s dread History 101, a class in which I routinely scribbled 10 pages of notes out of sheer desperation as she flung the story of Western civilization at us at warp speed. 534 more words

Look For America

Damn, I love donuts.

They combine two of my favorite things: carbs and sugar. I know I talked about how much I love pancakes…but I’m like known by my love of donuts.

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We did it!!!

The big day has come and gone, and Paul and I are still alive. Bruised and sore, but alive!

It was 26 degrees (C) and barely a cloud in the sky on the day, so the universe was listening to my pleas. 892 more words

New Orleans

Character, Culture & all that Jazz

New Orleans is definitely a city with its own character made up of the beautiful Garden District, the popular French Quarter and of course all that Jazz music, and the culture made up of a mixture of French, Spanish and African American history. 611 more words


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Trump V. Comey

I was going to write up about this, but I happened to find a compilation of information that perfectly summed up and made some interesting predictions regarding the debacle between James Comey and Donald Trump. 3,741 more words