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Slavery & Emancipation in Washington, D.C. – Bibliography

Slavery & Emancipation in Washington, D.C. – Bibliography

Timeline to abolition:

1836, “Gag Rule” prohibits discussion in Congress of abolition of slavery

1850 Slave trade abolished in Washington, D.C. 1,719 more words

La Paz in December 2014

When John Steinbeck visited La Paz in 1940, on the expedition with his buddy Ed Ricketts, he called sleepy La Paz “beautiful out of all comparison”. 776 more words

Sailing In Mexico

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The exciting conclusion to the battle for the Eimis, lots of moving parts in this encounter, I sure hope the boys keep their eyes on the prize! 37 more words


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I’m starting to get the feeling that time is running out for the party, there’s some big bad stuff harshing their buzz.

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Iceland Day 4 | Reykjavik Flea Market, Hallgrimskirkja Church, and Perlan

The past two days were spent on/off tour buses, so we were pretty excited to have a day in Reykjavik to explore on our own four feet. 630 more words


Iceland: The Pearl

High on a hill in Reykjavik stands an odd building. The Pearl – Perlan – is a collection of hot water tanks, which store the hot water for the city, topped with a glass dome. 1,523 more words


Happy Birthday John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck would have been 113-years-old today. As it is his birthday, I am devoting this week’s blog post to him.

(February 27th 1902 – December 20th 1968) 416 more words