Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Sultana

I just finished listening to an audio-book called Wicked River:  the Mississippi When it Last Ran Wild by Lee Sandlin.  I learned so many interesting things, but it reminded me chiefly of an event that I had heard about, but … Continue reading

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Controversial History

A couple of weeks ago a friend and I went to the Ohio Historical Center to see a temporary exhibit called “Controversy:  Pieces You Don’t Normally See.”  On exhibit were five controversial items:  a Klu Klux Klan robe, the electric … Continue reading

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The Death of a Farmhouse

A sad event is upcoming.  In about a month, my grandpa’s farmhouse will be torn down.  According to one professor, the house appears to have been built circa 1840.  It is full of old timbers, with logs visible in the … Continue reading

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